Aposematic coloration

As opposed to camoflauge and blending in some animals, typically insects, but also¬†others like amphibians and reptiles do the opposite. They are brightly colored¬†often with elaborate designs- this is their way of warding off potential predators. Basically their colors say to other animals, “if you eat me I will be nasty” this is called aposematic coloration. One amphibian famous for this is the poison dart frog. There are about 175 species of these colorful creatures living in the rainforests ofRead more