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Uploaded on Aug 17, 2011
The colorful Amazonian butterfly Heliconius Numata increases its odds of survival by mimicking the wing patterns of other closely-related species. Researchers led by French scientist Mathieu Joron show that supergenes are behind its varied wing patterns. Read the original research here (preview): http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/...