For insects, danger lurks everywhere. Insects are a favorite food choice of many animals – birds, lizards, frogs, snakes, fish, other insects -- yet they thrive. This site explores the various strategies insects use to keep from being eaten: camouflage, warning colors, mimicry, eyespots, posture reversal, and poisonous hairs.
Click on each category below to see examples of that defense strategy.
DEFENSE IS NOT PERFECT