Top 10 Animals with Warning ColorationsMetal_Treasure Warning colorations (aka aposematism) are used by animals that are dangerous or foul to eat. These animals just advertise the fact and the predator is given good warning.
Warning colors are usually some combinations of red, yellow, black and white, but not only.
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Coral snakes are poisonous and have bright warning colors. Look at them - classic: yellow, red and black. You were warned!
There are also coral snakes with other colors. - Metal_Treasure
It’s one of the deadliest sea animals - its venomous bite has killed many people. - Metal_Treasure
Classsic warning colors combination: black and yellow - Metal_Treasure
Their bright colors (not only blue) are a warning to predators that they should not be consumed (because they are poisonous).
They secrete toxic alkaloids through the skin. - Metal_Treasure
Their warning coloration is based on a pattern with contrasting colors. - Metal_Treasure
When grabbed by a predator, they secrete a foul-tasting fluid from their leg joints.
By the way it's a beetle and not a bug. - Metal_Treasure
Aka minstrel bug (Graphosoma lineatum) - Metal_Treasure
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