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Animal coloration

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Bright coloration of orange elephant ear sponge, Agelas clathrodes signals its bitter taste to predators. Animal coloration is the general appearance of an animal resulting from the reflection or .....

What Are the Advantages & Disadvantages of Bright Colors for a ...

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Many parrot species are brightly colored. Scientists believe that the birds' bright colors are the result of sexual selection. Feather colors are produced by ...

Animals | Causes of Color - Webexhibits

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The plant and animal kingdoms abound with bright colors, from the lush green of ... has shown that its colors are related to the bird's diet and the pigments it eats. ... The real advantage to these stacks of pigment cells lies in their potential to ...

The Evolution of Bird Coloration | Philosophical Transactions of the ...

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Aug 29, 1979 ... Bright colours may commonly be favoured when an individual is anyhow ... The advantages and disadvantages of multiple regression as an ...

Peacock Tail Beauty and Problems with Theory of Sexual Selection ...

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Aug 1, 2001 ... The bright colours and intricate shapes of the eye pattern are the most ... of the peacock display feathers is acknowledged by bird experts.2<sup>,</sup>3 ..... Beauty generally gives a disadvantage in terms of escaping from predators.

Cichlid Research Home Page: Parrot Cichlids

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Sep 6, 2009 ... Most are tropical and are best known for their bright colors, and ... put blood parrot cichlids at a severe disadvantage if they encountered a large ...

How Peacocks Got Their Colorful Tails - Live Science

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Aug 21, 2008 ... The male peacock's tail was a vexing problem for the father of evolutionary theory , Charles Darwin, who struggled to explain why the bird ...

How Birds Got Their UV Vision - Live Science

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Feb 11, 2013 ... Birds' eyes see more colors than humans' peepers, and some avians even ... The specialization of color vision has its advantages. For instance, a bird with ultraviolet-sensitive vision might have spectacularly bright plumage in ...

Being more colorful found to be disadvantage for female plover

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Apr 8, 2015 ... In many bird species, males sport bright colors and sometimes long feathers, as part of attracting a female. Meanwhile, females of the same ...

The Birds and the Bees: Pollination & Dispersal

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The disadvantage to this ... insects to them with bright colorful flowers and scents that are attractive to ... Some bird-pollinated flowers are not red, for instance.

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Why are male birds more colorful than female birds? - Scientific ...

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Sep 12, 2005 ... Males are more colorful or ornamented than females in most, but not all, ... parrots showed for the first time that bright colors can evolve in both ...

Two guppy survival strategies, bright and drab | NCPR News

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Jan 14, 2016 ... If male guppies use bright colors to attract mates, why are there still lots of ... why are there any drab guppies if it's such advantage to have all this flash? ... to be flashy and attract predators, no matter if you're a guppy or a bird.

The Importance of Birds

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Birds are a diverse group, and their bright colors, distinct songs and calls, ... In fact, bird watching is the fastest growing recreational pursuit in the United States.