Caption: This moth is mimicking the wing pattern of certain toxic Ithomiid butterflies. The moth thus gains protection from potential predators. As this moth is not toxic itself, this is an example of Batesian mimicry. Filmed in the Amazon rainforest, Ecuador.

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Keywords: 4k, amazon, amazonian, america, batesian, clearwing, complex, convergent, defense, ecuador, evolution, fauna, ithomiid, jungle, mimic, mimicry, model, moth, neotropical, orange, pattern, predator, prey, protection, rainforest, south, species, toxic, uhd, wing, yellow

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Mimic moth

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Duration: 00:00:08.23

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