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The 'i' among the 'e, and I' which I introduced in the 'wonders in the natural world' was invented by human beings, however the 'e and ' which had always existed in the natural world were discovered by human beings.
As in evidence of the above matter, the 'i' is clearly defined as 'root minus 1', but the 'e and ' are the 'non-recurring decimal' which infinitively continues part under the decimal point without repetition, and the '' is often talked about how many places of the '' is calculated by the most advanced super computer.


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We can explain a variety of natural change by using the 'e' and draw a beautiful circle by using the ''. It is important to ask why the 'e and ' exist in the natural world, however it may also be good to stretch our imagination asking what else is the natural world which has the 'e and ' in it.


One of the most mysterious facts in the natural world, equally to the 'e or or I', is the 'mimicry of life'.
The 'mimicry' is to make it easier to escape from falling a pray or centrally capturing a pray by making it difficult to distinguishing body colours, figures or patterns from the surrounding environment such as the ground, plants, animals, etc. Moving exactly like other animals or plants and imitating even others' smell are also included in the 'mimicry'. There are two types of mimicry, one is dynamic mimicry such as one of a chameleon that tentatively changes its body colour, and another is static mimicry such as one of a mantis that lastingly changes its body colour or figure.


The world of mimicry is profound and broad, and the border of mimicry itself is ambiguous. Though, those feelings are indeed just like the 'mimicry'.


For example, the reason why the body colour of a fish like a horse mackerel living in the shallow sea is blue and the one like a sea bream living in the deep sea is red is they make themselves difficult to be seen from the outside in correspondence with the difference of sunlight penetration rates. However, it is not certain whether this is included in the 'mimicry' or not. The white bottom colour of both horse mackerel and sea bream is a kind of protective colouration. By changing the back colour lit by sunlight from the bottom colour shaded from sunlight, the whole becomes garish in the sea and difficult to be seen, this is a mechanism.


The biggest mystery in the 'mimicry' is how those animals and plants being in mimicry can perceive the completeness of mimicry.


It can be easily understood that a chameleon can check by its eyes whether its body colour is matched with the surrounding colours. But still, how does it change its colour if it is not matched? It may be certain that it does not hold its breath. If it automatically changes its body colour through visual information, how can a blind chameleon change its body colour?


Insects that have a figure of a leaf as a whole, flowering plants that smell of corrosion, butterflies that move just like other butterflies, and so on | how can they judge whether they are similar to others? It is almost unthinkable that insects or plants have been upgrading their mimicry conversing with each other by observing or smelling one another. The stripe pattern of a tiger is said to be a kind of mimicry, however how a tiger can judge by itself whether its pattern becomes invisible from the outside or complete?


As a plain sample of Darwin's theory of evolution, we often see photographs or illustrations introducing that the shape of birds' bills change dependent upon the difference of nuts or sap they eat. The process to functionally change bills for making it easy to obtain nuts or sap is understandable in some way; however the process of mimicry is not anyhow.


I cannot help but think that 'invisible power' hides itself which observes the mimicry processes of animals and plants from somewhere beyond and adds correction to the processes. It is each one's free will whether to identify the 'invisible power' as a 'god' or 'something great' or 'Providence of nature'.


The attached photograph is a fly mimicking a bee.


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