Eat, escape, love: The price of looking sexy

Posted by on September 27, 2016 12:27 pm
Categories: Top News

In the animal kingdom colorful traits can be both a blessing and a curse. A new study has studied the conspicuous wing coloration of two species of damselflies. Their results imply that males, but not females, pay a high cost when using color to communicate with other damselflies, both in terms of predation risk and visibility to prey.

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