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The food chain describes who eats whom in the wild. Every living thing—from one-celled algae to giant blue whales—needs food to survive. Each food chain is a possible pathway that energy and nutrients can follow through the ecosystem. For example, grass produces its own food from sunlight.
Ocean Food Web
Peer into an underwater world. What’s on the menu in the ocean café? In this cool science fair project, discover how tiny ocean life feeds some of the largest animals on the planet.
Camoflauge in Animals
Mimicry Some animals and plants look like other things -- they mimic them. Mimicry is another type of deceptive coloration. It can protect the mimic from predators or hide the mimic from prey. If mimicry was a play, there would be three characters.
Photos: (A special thanks to the California Academy of Sciences for their generous photo contribution); Introductory page American robin, Asian multicolored ladybird beetle, crocodile skink, Jeffery pine, long-tailed salamander, red lionfish, robust lancetooth, smooth flower coral, Salmonella enteriditis: refer to Organism Pages credits below; Joel Cracraft: courtesy of Joel Cracraft, AMNH Cladogram page DNA: courtesy of Denis Finnin, AMNH, The Genomic Revolution Exhibit animals: AMNH, spectrum of life in Hall of Biodiversity; Bilateria: formosan subterranean termite: courtesy of Scott Bauer, Agricultural Research Service; vertebrates, tetrapods, sauropsids, diapsids: AMNH, Hall of Vertebrate Origins; How to Read a Cladogram page: fruit photos excluding watermelon: AMNH; watermelon: courtesy of Ken Hammond, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Organism pages: True Bacteria: Escherichia coli: courtesy of Michael Elowitz Nodularia: Hans Paerl, author.
View our archive of stunning photography, courtesy of 2020VISION, the biggest photography-based conservation project ever undertaken in the UK. www.2020v.org Redstarts are immediately identifiable by their bright orange-red tails, which they often quiver. Redstarts ‘bob’ in a very robin-like manner, but spend little time at ground level. Puffins’ short wings are adapted for swimming with a flying technique under water. In the air, they beat their wings rapidly (up to 400 times per minute) in swift flight, often flying low over the ocean’s surface.