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How do animals use their protective coloration?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 24 May '13 11:31 am
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The two main uses for camouflage is either to (hopefully) escape being eaten OR to blend in so a predator has a better chance of catching its food.
Answered by rajan, 24 May '13 11:34 am

 
  
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The two main uses for camouflage is either to (hopefully) escape being eaten OR to blend in so a predator has a better chance of catching its food.
Answered by iqbal seth, 13 Jul '13 10:13 am

 
  
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The two main uses for camouflage is either to (hopefully) escape being eaten OR to blend in so a predator has a better chance of catching its food.
Answered by manoharkhanna, 26 May '13 06:00 pm

 
  
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The two main uses for camouflage is either to (hopefully) escape being eaten OR to blend in so a predator has a better chance of catching its food.Animal coloration is the general appearance of an animal resulting from the reflection or emission of light from its surfaces. Some animals are brightly coloured, while others are hard to see. In some species, such as the peacock, the male has strong patterns, conspicuous colours and is iridescent, while the female is far less visible.
There are several separate reasons why animals have evolved colours. Camouflage enables an animal to remain hidden from view
Answered by Quest, 24 May '13 03:08 pm

 
  
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The two main uses for camouflage is either to (hopefully) escape being eaten OR to blend in so a predator has a better chance of catching its food.Animal coloration is the general appearance of an animal resulting from the reflection or emission of light from its surfaces. Some animals are brightly coloured, while others are hard to see. In some species, such as the peacock, the male has strong patterns, conspicuous colours and is iridescent, while the female is far less visible.
There are several separate reasons why animals have evolved colours. Camouflage enables an animal to remain hidden from view. Signalling enables an animal to communicate information such as warning of its ability to defend itself (aposematism). Animals also use colour in advertising, signalling services such as cleaning to animals of other species; to signal sexual status to other members of the same species; and in mimicry, taking advantage of another species' warning coloration. Some animals use colour to d ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 24 May '13 11:36 am

 
  
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