What does mimicry mean?

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Noun
  1. The act or ability to simulate the appearance of someone or something else.
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After the first broadcast, which you recall was on mimicry of Australian magpies.
Add in his gift for mimicry and he can make a fool of anyone, from fox hunters to Kilroy, Joss Stone to the Botox brigade.
This dung or carrion mimicry attracts flesh flies, rove beetles, and even mosquitoes, all of which have been observed with pollen on them.
Although widely accepted and taught as early as elementary school, Batesian mimicry has remained unconfirmed.
Even with the electronic, sampling age in full swing, it's amazing that the art of mimicry still taps that transforming and ancient power.
For example, have allopatric populations of a parasitic species independently evolved egg or nestling mimicry of the same host species?

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