This Bug’s Camouflage Is Very Impressive


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This Bug’s Camouflage Is Very Impressive

10/18/16 7:03pm

Meet the Lichen Katydid, an insect that has such impressive camouflage skills that it can hide in plain sight when walking on a lichen (a plant-like composite organism of an alga and a fungus). The bug’s body matches the wisps of the lichen so damn well that you’re not even sure which part belongs to which.

 This stunning footage was taken by wildlife photographer David Weller in Costa Rica.

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