We found this incredible video made by Science Friday a few weeks ago and it inspired us to delve into our photo archive for images of camouflaged animals…
This is what we found:
An orchid mantis camouflaged on an orchid.
A pair of pygmy seahorses on coral in the Bohol Sea, Philippines.
Freshwater crocodiles camouflaged among tree roots in the Northern Territory of Australia.
A lioness hiding in long grass in Kruger National Park, South Africa.
A katydid or bush cricket at night in the lowland tropical rainforests of Costa Rica.
A marbled stargazer hiding on the seabed in Indonesia, Indian Ocean, Komodo National Park.
An edible frog camouflaged in duckweed.
A sleeping owl camouflaged against a tree.
Convolvulus Hawk-Moth on a tree in Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria.
Indian Langur monkeys in a Banyan Tree in Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan, Northern India.
An orange marble starfish camouflaged in coral in the Indian Ocean.
Snow hare disguised against snow in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.