Let's discuss a phenomenon known as batesian mimicry and its contribution to the development of evolutionary theory.
If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.
In fact, one of the defense mechanisms of these insects, crypsis, involves their taking their resemblance to twigs as far as it will go.
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Scientists aren’t exactly sure how butterflies evolved this way, but evidence suggest that these ears might be evidence that bats created butterflies by driving moths into the daylight. The idea is that with the evolution of bat echolocation, moths had to find some way of avoiding the predator’s jaws.
A female wasp stings a spider in her own web, temporarily paralyzing her. Then the wasp lays an egg on the spider’s abdomen. The paralysis wears off, and the spider gets up and goes about her business as usual.