Masters of disguise

Publication: MSNBC.com   Date: April 28, 2008   View Article

Blend in or be eaten is the name of the game for many of Earth’s creatures. Some trick predators into thinking they’re toxic and thus are best avoided. Others don a cloak of camouflage to hide from hungry eyes. Meanwhile, the predators themselves match up with their surroundings in hopes of getting closer to their unsuspecting prey. All are evolutionary adaptations intended to help the creatures survive another day. Learn about ten of these masters of disguise.

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