Deimatic behaviour, threat display, or startle displayStartle Display. Elsevier. Retrieved 17 December 2016 in animals means any pattern of behaviour, such as suddenly displaying conspicuous eyespots, to scare off or momentarily distract a predator, thus giving the prey animal...
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Current Biology, ISSN: 0960-9822, Vol: 25, Issue: 2, Page: R58-R59
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© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Umbers et al. introduce the biology of deimatic (frightening) visual displays used by animals.