Long-legged weevil mimics fly to fool predators

EcuadorMegadiversoPublished: July 8, 2018Updated: July 10, 2018581 views
Published: July 8, 2018Updated: July 10, 2018

This little weevil from the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador mimics a flesh fly, which protects it from predators such as birds that do not waste time trying to catch what seems to be such a swift prey. Smart!

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