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Nature’s cheats—how animals and plants trick and deceive

Nature’s cheats—how animals and plants trick and deceive

The butterfly Kallima inachus resembles a dead leaf. Credit: Swallowtail Garden Seeds/flickr, CC BY As night closes in across Kentucky a small chubby spider makes a silk line between two plants. She then moves along her «trapeze wire» and waits. After a while a moth approaches within range, and the spider unleashes a swinging sticky […]