Foraminifera’s Camouflage


We’ve realized that Foraminifera’s unusual colour is not as useless as it seems.  It seems that a blue creature out in nature would stick out like a sore thumb, and so would probably get eaten very quickly.  Foraminifera’s blue colour, however, seems to actually protect the creature.  The blue camouflages the creature against the sky, essentially hiding it from below.

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