WARNING COLORATION

the vibrant colors or trends implying that a living being is threatening or unpalatable. Predators can learn rapidly from a sole experience to veer away from other living beings with similar markings. Commonly referred to as aposematic coloration.

WARNING COLORATION: "Lizards' warning colorations can be used to warn or scare off predators or other lizards. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WARNING COLORATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/warning-coloration/ (accessed January 18, 2020).
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