Warning Colors in the Animal WorldThe Rainforest Site
In the animal kingdom, creatures either try to blend in with their surroundings or go bold and bright to warn predators of their poisonous or venomous status.
This video from the American Museum of Natural History is an introduction to their exhibition, The Power of Poison. It’s an excellent introduction into the usefulness of color in the wild.
Watch the video to learn more about animal coloration.