These stunning photos of animal camouflage and mimicry seem like something from a game of ‘Where’s Waldo.’
These masters of disguise are demonstrating their art of clever concealment which they use as a means of survival in the natural world.
This collection of images include a green frog emerging from duckweed, a mimic octopus blending into the sand, a harlequin crab atop a sea cucumber, a Pacific spotted scorpionfish, a grizzly bear hiding in snow-covered bushes, a young crocodile hiding under a water lily, a Malaysian orchid mantis on a flower, a locust mimicking a blade of grass, a merlet’s scorpionfish amid colorful coral, and a crab spider on a Geranium flower.
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Amazing Animal Mimicry
- By: Cecilia BiemannNov 1, 2008