Mimicry in Nature – 10 a.m. to noon
Mimicry is commonplace in nature, as animals and plants try to trick predators or competitors into thinking they are potentially dangerous or distasteful. This class explores the types of mimicry and provides many examples of deception that occur in the natural world. Things are not always what they seem!Sign up for this class
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Class availability limitations: None
Jeff Babson is an all-around naturalist, with particular interest in birds, butterflies, moths, beetles and dragonflies. Owner of Sky Island Tours, an environmental education and eco-tour company, Jeff has led birding tours for the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Pima County Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and several birding festivals in southern Arizona (Wings over Willcox, Southwest Wings, Tucson Birding and Nature Festival). He lives in Vail with his wife and two children.