Entries by Judith Ann Kumar

New depth of understanding about how camouflage takes shape

A study led by The University of Western Australia has revealed a tool used by prey to conceal 3D body shapes in nature, providing a different perspective on how camouflage works.

“Our work suggests that patterns that interfere with animals’ depth perception could be an intriguing strategy for avoiding predation.”

Dr Jennifer Kelley, UWA School of Biological Sciences