Can animals be deceptive? – Eldridge Adams

Published on December 27, 2018
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A male firefly emits a series of enticing flashes. He hopes a female will respond and mate with him. A female from a different species mimics his patterns: by tricking the male, she lures him in — and turns him into a meal. Where else do we see this kind of trickery in the animal kingdom? Eldridge Adams details the surprising complexity of how animals manipulate predators, prey and their rivals.

Lesson by Eldridge Adams, directed by The Duke and the Duck.

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