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A Planthopper Mimics a Leaf
A Planthopper Mimics a Leaf
Photographer: Mila Zinkova

Mimicry is a form of camouflage in which an animal resembles another animal or an inanimate object, such as a twig or leaf.

Mimicry is very common in insects, with many harmless species imitating ones that have dangerous bites or stings.

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