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Types of mimicry

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  Mimicry is a fascinating and diverse phenomenon in the natural world. It occurs when one organism evolves to resemble another organism or object, often for the purpose of gaining an advantage. There are many different types of mimicry, but some of the most common include: Batesian mimicry Opens in a new window study.com Batesian mimicry In Batesian mimicry, a harmless species evolves to resemble a harmful species, such as a poisonous snake. This can deceive predators into avoiding the harmless mimic, giving it a survival advantage. A classic example of Batesian mimicry is the Viceroy butterfly, which mimics the Monarch butterfly to avoid being eaten by predators. Müllerian mimicry Opens in a new window en.wikipedia.org Müllerian mimicry In Müllerian mimicry, two or more harmful species evolve to resemble each other. This can benefit both species by educating predators to avoid both of them. For example, many species of poisonous snakes have similar color patterns, such as bright band

7 wonders of the world

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  The Seven Wonders of the World are a collection of some of the most iconic and awe-inspiring structures and natural features on Earth. There are two main lists of the Seven Wonders of the World: the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the New Seven Wonders of the World. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The Great Pyramid of Giza (Egypt) Opens in a new window wikipedia.org Great Pyramid of Giza The Hanging Gardens of Babylon ( Iraq) The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (Turkey) The Statue of Zeus at Olympia (Greece) The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (Turkey) The Colossus of Rhodes (Greece) The Lighthouse of Alexandria (Egypt) New Seven Wonders of the World The Colosseum (Italy) Opens in a new window en.wikipedia.org Colosseum The Great Wall of China (China) Opens in a new window wikipedia.org Great Wall of China Chichen Itza (Mexico) Opens in a new window wikipedia.org Chichen Itza Christ the Redeemer (Brazil) Opens in a new window wikipedia.org Christ the Redeemer Machu Picchu