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Camouflage


A Flounder Blending in with the Rocks on the Sea Floor
A Flounder Blending in with the Rocks on the Sea Floor
Photographer: Moondigger


Camouflage is a method of cryptic or concealing colouration that enables an animal to merge with its background.


Camouflage is very widespread in the animal kingdom and it is used for both protection against predators and for concealment when approaching prey.


Associated terms: Cryptic Colouration

Also see:
Mimicry

 


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