Beetles are like little fashion icons. Some are as shiny and reflective as mirrors. Others change colour depending on their angle. In this special episode for the Pint of Science Festival, we ask Dr Amanda Franklin why. We also ask about Amanda’s experiences studying other animals, including mantis shrimp.
Follow Amanda on Twitter: https://twitter.com/neptsnecklace
Pint of Science is an international festival which has been running in Australia for the last 7 years.
This not-for-profit science festival aims to bring local researchers out of the lab to speak with the public about their current science research. Find out more: https://pintofscience.com.au/festival/2021