Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 55 - Species Interactions - 55.2 - Predation Is a Trophic Interaction in which Predators Benefit and Prey Are Harmed - 55.2 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1196: 1


Many animals have demonstrated adaptations to minimize predation. For example, aphids and other insects became selected to blend in with leaves and twigs to hide from predators. Other animals such as snakes display colorful indicators of toxins in aposematism to try to deter predators. Some animals such as skunks have evolved chemical defenses used to irritate attackers.

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