Evolution has provided many defense mechanisms for animals, but none are as interesting to observe as camouflage. Check out these 10 examples of camouflage in nature.

1.  Leaf Insect
leaf insect

2.  Katydids
katydid india

3.  Ghost Mantis (Phyllocrania Paradoxa)
phyllocrania paradoxa  F subadult

4.  Dead Leaf Mantis
dead leaf mantis, bristol zoo

5.  Green Caterpillar (Eufidonia Convergaria)
Eufidonia convergaria larva

6.  Stonefish
stonefish

7.  Leafy Sea Dragon (Phycodurus Eques)
Leafy Seadragon, Phycodurus eques

8.  Dead Leaf Butterfly (Kallima Inachus)
Orange Oakleaf, Kallima inachus

9.  Egyptian Nightjar (Caprimulgus Aegyptius)
egyptian nightjar

10.  Flounder
flounder

Do you have any others that you’d add to the list?