25 Incredible Camouflaged Animals

Posted by on October 15, 2012

While some animals are so dangerous that they don’t require hiding their presence, others rely on deception and camouflage to prevent themselves from meeting a fateful end at the hands (or the jaws) of one of their predators. See if you can spot any of these 25 incredible camouflaged animals hiding out in their natural habitats.


Bat Faced Toad

Taken among the leaves of Amacayacu National Park in Colombia this bat faced toad is masterful at blending into its surroundings.


Common Baron Caterpillar

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Commonly found in India and Southeast Asia, these caterpillars often blend into the mango plants on which they make their homes and quite often are a big headache to local farmers.


Dead Leaf Mantis

It shouldn’t be too hard to see where this species of mantis got its name.


Mossy Leaf-Tailed Gecko

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Endemic to Madagascar, this gecko can not only change color to match its surrounding but it also has several dermal flaps that extend outwards to break up its outline.


Dead Leaf Butterfly

Found throughout tropical Asia, the dead leaf butterfly resembles a dry leaf with dark veins when its wings are closed.