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The camouflage games: Can you spot the bird?


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So how long did it take you to spot the nightjar in the video on this page? For the predators trying to outsmart their concealed prey it's about not going hungry. But for the birds and the eggs that they are protecting it's a matter of life and death. And for scientists interested in how camouflage systems work, letting the public loose on research-oriented games are way to test the fundamental bioscience behind vision and perception.

 

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