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    Species Defenses Against Predation

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    Describe two plant defenses against predation. Give a specific example of each. What determines why some frogs are boldly colorful and others blend into their environment? Name two other animals that are boldly colored and why.

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    Defense mechanism of plants are :-

    1. Presence of prickles, spines, and thorns
    2. Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) plants are covered in small hairs that contain chemicals that are a skin irritant to many mammals, including humans.

    Some frogs are boldly colored for mimicry. Certain non-toxic species (e.g. Lithodytes lineatus and ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution is comprised of a concise, but informative response which includes examples for each defense mechanism or anti-predation tactic discussed. This has all been completed in about 210 words.

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