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Dynamic dazzle distorts speed

Dazzle camouflage, as used on World War I battleships to fool U-boat commanders, has been modernised for the twenty-first century with moving patterns.

dateMay 19, 2016 in Other
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Birds colour-match their interior designs

Researchers at the University of St Andrews have produced the first experimental evidence that birds actively select nest-building materials that camouflage their nests: published today in influential ornithological journal ...

dateOct 03, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Egg camouflage research animation

Did you ever look at the marks and speckles on an egg and wonder what they are for? Pretty as they can be, they are not merely ornamental but have evolved to hide the egg from hungry predators.

dateJun 11, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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