Short Response Paper
Cuthill et al. 2005. Disruptive
coloration and background pattern matching. Nature. 434: 72-74 (can also
be found in P:Class/Biology/Biol262/PDFs)
et al. 2006. The effects of pattern symmetry on detection of disruptive and
background-matching coloration. Behavioral Ecology.
- Go to the internet and find photos of an animal that you think has the best
color pattern for camouflage according to the findings of Cuthill et al.
- Write no more than one page in which you explain why this particular animal's
camouflage fulfills the predictions of Cuthill et al.
- Email me no later than Friday at 8AM with a link to a photo of the animal
you have chosen.
Written page: Friday, November 16, in class.
Email link: Friday at 8AM