How is the moulting of insects and reptiles different?

Both insects and reptiles moult. However, there are some differences between both groups. Professor Jesús Selfa Arlandis explains.


Why Do Some Lizards Drop Their Tail?

Question sent by VÍCTOR SOLVES (València). ENRIQUE FONT answers: Caudal autotomy is a defence mechanism against predators, and it is widespread among lizards and some snakes. Tail dropping is an effective anti-predatory mechanism that increases survival rates in the lizard’s encounters with all kinds of predators. Some