A good magician knows the secret of a quick getaway – create an illusion! And it seems like some Australian birds are feathered Houdinis when it comes to distracting predators. Some birds only flash their colours when they are moving, creating the illusion that they are a different animal. A new study, published in Proceedings … Continue reading Some birds use illusion to escape
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