65 Unbelievable Examples of Animal Camouflage That Will Make You Look Twice
Think you're good at hide and seek? Then think again, because as you can see from this list compiled by Bored Panda, these wild animals are the absolute champions when it comes to going undetected. You'll never be able to beat these animals' camouflage! It's the simple fact that they have the biological advantage of blending in, also called mimicry, and this allows these smart animals to disappear into their environment to avoid being eaten by predators.
Caterpillars that resemble leaves and geckos the color of bark to spiders that look like sand and stick insects that look like, well, sticks - aren't they truly amazing animals? These camouflage masters will confound and amaze you...but only if you can spot the animal mimicry virtuosos!
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Great Horned Owl
Common Baron Caterpillar
Green Sea Turtle
Tropidoderus Childrenii Or Children's Stick Insect
Great Gray Owl
Oh, so this is your new dress Karen??...NOT impressed...!!! ΧD
Mossy Leaf-Tail Gecko
Katydid Or Bush Cricket
You gotta listen to the sound a great Potoo makes, it sounds like a teen that just went through puberty and is yelling at their mom
Shimmery Sea Sapphire
Southern Pygmy Leatherjacket
Mappet Leaf Moth
California Ground Squirrel
This snake is dangerous. It can fly and have poison
California Stick Insect
Mossy Leaf-Tailed Gecko
Wow! How can you do that? you reach your eyes with your tongue!
Leaf Insect Phyllium Giganteum
We have brown desert cicadas. When they take to the air, it's like a tiny football flying at your face!
Soft Coral Crab
Most likely a cottonmouth snake. It doesn't have the classic Hershey kisses pattern of the copperhead. Easy to confuse the two.