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Nothing says “stay away” quite like a fecal shield.
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Articles on Fecal Shields (behind paywalls): http://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1020905920952
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10682-012-9603-1#page-1

Skipper Caterpillars from NatGeo: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/05/0516_030516_caterpillars.html

Article on skipper caterpillars flinging poop (behind a paywall): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00442.x/abstract

Article on Spider Masquerading as Bird Poop: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4038025/

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Host, Writer, Animator, Editor
Anna Rothschild

Illustrators
Anna Rothschild and Elizabeth Gillis

DP, Sound
Elizabeth Gillis

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Images and Video

Cassida cf rubiginosa larva 2011.ogv
Wikimedia Commons/Pristurus

Silver-spotted Skipper Caterpillar
Flickr/ ©Rohini Mehta 2011

Images of the spider Cyclosa ginnaga and bird poop
Courtesy Dr. I-MinTso

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Cockroaches
Freesound/StateAardvark­
(used with permission from author)

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Freesound/Corsica_S

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Freesound/joedeshon

Wink
Freesound/bennychico11

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