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Posts tagged pheromone

December 1, 2010

 

Bugleweed plant with purple flowers

Plants Are Great At Defending Themselves Against Natural Enemies

Plants are using wonderful and intriguing ways to defend themselves against predators.

February 12, 2009

 

Small cat walking

Your Cat’s Secret Nose

Cats have six sense organs. The sixth is known as the "vomeral-nasal organ," and can be thought of as a second nose.

April 6, 2004

 

caterpillar

Pine Processional Caterpillars Know How To Stay In Line

Find out about the animals that travels long distances in a single-file line head-to tail.

September 27, 2003

 

Cockroach Pheromones

What’s ironic, though, is that the females are attracted to a pheromone produced by these loser males. If the pheromone is applied to a winner male, he will instantly become a loser–meaning he will be chased by males and females alike, only the females won’t want to pummel him.

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