Tag: mimicry

Jan 20, 2021

This Caterpillar in the Amazon Makes Itself Look Like a Tarantula to Avoid Predators

This Caterpillar in the Amazon Makes Itself Look Like a Tarantula to Avoid Predators

Monkey Slug Caterpillar (Phobetron Hipparchia, Limacodidae) from the Amazon Rainforest of Puyo, Ecuador

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Nov 17, 2020

Incredible Shape-Shifting Cuttlefish Morph Into Hermit Crabs Right Before Your Eyes

Incredible Shape-Shifting Cuttlefish Morph Into Hermit Crabs Right Before Your Eyes

Cephalopods are some of the most remarkable creatures on Earth

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Sep 10, 2019

So Tigers Have Eyespots on their Back as Intimidation When They Drink

So Tigers Have Eyespots on their Back as Intimidation When They Drink

To whomever is considering ambushing a tiger, maybe don’t?

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Oct 28, 2018

Crafty Caterpillar Mimics Snake When Threatened

Crafty Caterpillar Mimics Snake When Threatened

It’s not a lie if you believe it

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Jun 26, 2018

When Someone Says, “Show Me Some Cool Nature S#*t”

When Someone Says, “Show Me Some Cool Nature S#*t”

How cool are these leaf insects? Just a few of the colorful members from the family Phylliidae.

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May 31, 2018

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

Using biomimicry, Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe

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Jan 29, 2018

Choir Perfectly Mimics Rainstorm Before a Stirring Rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto

Choir Perfectly Mimics Rainstorm Before a Stirring Rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto

Well this is awesome

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Jan 27, 2018

This Guy Playing Trombone on the Back of a Scooter Sounds Like He’s Going 200 mph

This Guy Playing Trombone on the Back of a Scooter Sounds Like He’s Going 200 mph

Just imagine hearing that sound and then this comes around the corner

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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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