Why jewel beetles are colourful


This 11 July 2020 video says about itself:

Jewel beetles are pretty eye-catching with their glossy, bright coloration. But if you were a small creature that needed to avoid predators, you might think that eye-catching is the last thing you’d want to be. But it turns out that their iridescence doesn’t hinder their camouflage…it IS their camouflage!

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