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Pig immunology comes of age: killer T cell responses to influenza - University of Bristol


University of Bristol
Dr Elma Tchilian, head of the Mucosal Immunology group at Pirbright, said: "This study will equip us to track T cells during infection and understand how best to vaccinate animals and humans to achieve powerful protective immune responses. Our tools ...

ISU researchers to study monarch butterfly ecology to support national conservation efforts - Blair Enterprise Publishing


Blair Enterprise Publishing
Iowa State University scientists will advance the understanding of monarch butterfly ecology through a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture Pollinator Health Program. “This project's goal is to ...

Experience This: Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls, Ont. - Buffalo News


Buffalo News
You will want to pause before the glass of the Emergence Chamber. Several butterflies were hanging out there, looking fragile and brand new. Butterflies are a great ice breaker. They land on everyone, and you find yourself laughing with other people ...

Butterfly Mimicry or Protective Colouration

Oakville - Canada

Looks at butterflies' ability to appear to be or to imitate something other than what they really are.

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Animal Protective Association of Missouri
United States

Independent, charitable animal welfare organization working to end cruelty to animals and encourage responsible pet ownership.

Butterfly Milkweed or Butterfly Weed: Asclepias tuberosa
United States

Several photographs of this plant.

Warning Colour and Mimicry
United Kingdom

Mimicry is a great example of evolution by natural selection. Outline of a lecture on the subject from the Evolutionary Genetics course at University College, London.

Mimicry & Warning Colour
United Kingdom

Provides photographs and papers illustrating the adaptations of camouflage, mimicry, and warning colors.

The Evolution of Imperfect Mimicry in Hoverflies
United Kingdom

Article by Francis Gilbert describing Batesian mimicry and discussing the extent to which hoverflies succeed in mimicing bees, wasps and bumblebees. [PDF]

Batesian Mimicry in Papilio memnon
United Kingdom

Photographs showing how this species mimics unpalatable swallowtail species.

Arts of Deception: Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Offers an introduction to the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey: Batesian mimicry, Muellerian mimicry, and self mimicry.

The Arts of Deception - Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Article by Rhett Butler on camouflage as used by animals and the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey.

Batesian Mimicry in Papilio dardanus
United Kingdom

Photographs showing how this species mimics unpalatable butterfly species in the family Danaidae.

M+-llerian Mimicry in Dendrobates Frogs
United Kingdom

Some photographs of Dendrobates imitator frogs in Peru and the species they resemble.