Tag: mimicry

Dec 20, 2017

Cockatiel Sings Apple Ringtone Whenever It Gets Upset (with Updated Reaction Vid)

Cockatiel Sings Apple Ringtone Whenever It Gets Upset (with Updated Reaction Vid)

Post has been updated to include Lucky’s follow-up reaction to ‘going viral’

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Nov 30, 2017

In Praise of the Lyrebird, Nature’s Greatest Voice Impersonator

In Praise of the Lyrebird, Nature’s Greatest Voice Impersonator

Attenborough’s face says it all

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Dec 14, 2016

Watch These Dancers Perfectly Mimic the Old Chuck E Cheese Animatronic Band

Watch These Dancers Perfectly Mimic the Old Chuck E Cheese Animatronic Band

Marquese “Nonstop” Scott, Julius “iGlide” Chisolm and Brandon “BamTheDancer” Morales destroy the #ChuckECheeseChallenge

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Nov 10, 2014

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

Bird Mimics Chainsaws, Car Alarms and Camera Shutters

David Attenborough travels to south Australia to listen to the incredible sounds of the Lyrebird. The birds are most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. Listen as this lyrebird not only mimics the sounds of surrounding birds but chainsaws, car alarms and camera shutters. The clip…

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Oct 20, 2014

To Protect Itself this Moth Looks Exactly Like a Hornet

To Protect Itself this Moth Looks Exactly Like a Hornet

Photograph by Gyorgy Csoka To protect itself from would-be predators, the Hornet Moth (Sesia apiformis) has evolved to mimic the look and mannerisms of a real hornet. The large bulky moth has a typical wingspan of 33-48 mm (adults) with yellow banding on its abdomen. Photograph by Ian Kimber The moth is…

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