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  • A clever African toad learned to copy a deadly snake to trick predators out of eating it
    It's a form of Batesian mimicry, when a harmless ... the toad makes a convincing viper. It's not an exact recreation, but when the model is highly venomous and feared like the Gaboon vipers, predators ...
    10/21/2019 - 6:07 am | View Link
  • A clever African toad learned to copy a deadly snake to trick predators out of eating it
    It's a form of Batesian mimicry, when a harmless ... the toad makes a convincing viper. It's not an exact recreation, but when the model is highly venomous and feared like the Gaboon vipers, predators ...
    10/21/2019 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • Toad disguises itself as deadly viper to avoid attack
    Even the best impression will only work if predators of the harmless species are familiar with the venomous one. The researchers compared the geographical range of the toad and viper in the Democratic ...
    10/21/2019 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • This Giant Toad Mimics a Deadly Venomous Viper With the World's Longest Snake Fangs to Avoid Being Eaten
    According to the authors from the University of Texas at El Paso and the Centre de Recherche en Sciences Naturelles, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), this is the first example in the world ...
    10/20/2019 - 5:39 pm | View Link
  • One of these is a deadly viper. The other is a harmless toad. Can you tell the difference?
    The Congolese giant toad ... the Gaboon viper, one of the most venomous snakes in Central Africa. Many animals imitate dangerous ones to avoid being eaten. Viceroy butterflies are colored like the ...
    10/20/2019 - 12:25 pm | View Link
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