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Dazzled and Deceived

Mimicry and Camouflage

By Peter Forbes
13-minute read
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Dazzled and Deceived: Mimicry and Camouflage by Peter Forbes

Dazzled and Deceived (2009) explores the fascinating phenomenon of camouflage and mimicry in nature, where animals act like leaves and harmless prey look like ferocious predators. These blinks examine how the science of camouflage has influenced not only artistic expression but also how humans fight and win wars.

  • Biology lovers
  • Artists looking for inspiration
  • Fans of military history

Peter Forbes received the Warwick Prize for Writing for Dazzled and Deceived. He is also the author of The Gecko’s Foot and is a Royal Literary Fund fellow at St. George’s University.

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