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Posts tagged defense mechanism

June 8, 2015

 

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Butterfly Wings

Wings elevate butterflies from creepy, crawly status to majestic heights.

November 9, 2009

 

Blood And Guts Crickets

Find out which cricket is not as loveable as the others

February 7, 2006

 

Great Balls of Fire

If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.

September 22, 2005

 

Hagfish Slime

Hagfish produce a copious amount of slime as a defensive mechanism.

September 27, 2003

 

Butterfly Wings

Learn about the many advantages of butterfly wings on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A Cottonwood, a Beaver, and a Beetle

When a beaver chews on a cottonwood, the tree does release these noxious chemicals as usual, but the bitter chemicals released into the tree’s new leaves actually attract a certain leaf-eating beetle.

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