Animal Lies: Six Tales of Mimicry and Deception


Broadclub Cuttlefish, Sepia latimanus, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Photo by Reinhard Dirscherl\ullstein bild via Getty Images

What are the shadiest lies in the animal kingdom? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, join Robert and Joe as they explore six different organisms and the fabulous ways they deceive each other and rival species. Meet cuckoos, cuttlefish, mountain alcon blue butterflies, nursery web spiders, femme fatal lightning bugs and the death's head hawk moth.

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Topics in this Podcast: mimicry, biology, animals