Monday September19th 2011
− Gray Tree Frog; startle pattern; bright yellow under the legs.
− Ring-necked snake; startle pattern; bright yellow underneath.
− Giant swallowtail; startle pattern (structures); osmetaria; “snakes tongue” physical and
chemical; bad smell is touched.
− Beaver; startle sound; slap the water with tail; also to warn other members of danger.
− Startle pattern hidden until necessary; not all eye spots are!
− Eyed elater; fake eye spots always on display.
− Tiger swallowtail caterpillar; fake eyes; eye spots; can make an animal look larger than life.
− Startle pattern can serve as distraction patterns/deflection.
− Some butterflies; fake antennae and heads for distraction/deflection; Eastern Tailed Blue;
Swallowtail butterflies; “fresh” (all is there) Giant Swallowtail; tails can wear off
− Five-lined skink; blue tail comes off and keep moving to distract the predator as it runs off;
− Leaf Roller