Saturday, November 29, 2008

Stunning pictures of the tricks used by creatures to camouflage themselves

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Green frog
A Green frog emerging from the duckweeds in St Omer, France
Mimic Octopus

A Mimic Octopus blends into the sand off the coast of the Maldives

Harlequin Crab

A Harlequin Crab blends in seamlessly as it stands on a sea cucumber in Indonesia

Pacific spotted scorpionfish

A Pacific spotted scorpionfish off Malpelo, in the Pacific Ocean

Grizzly bear

A Grizzly bear hides in the snow-covered bushes of North America

Marine crocodile

A young Marine crocodile hides under a water lily in Australia

Malaysian orchid mantis

A Malaysian orchid mantis blends perfectly with a flower


A Locust mimicks a blade of grass in Burkina Faso

Grey Cicada

A Grey Cicada hides on pine bark in France

Rock Ptarmigan

A Rock Ptarmigan chick in its nest in Norway

Crab spider

A Crab spider hides on a Geranium flower in France

Pale-throated three-toed sloth

A Pale-throated three-toed sloth climbs a tree trunk is Costa Rica

Merlet's Scorpionfish

Merlet's Scorpionfish look like colourful coral around the shores of Lifou Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia

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