the art of camouflage

3 04 2009
Boa Constrictor

Boa Constrictor

Here’s a great BBC slideshow for fans of animal camo, with a voice-over provided by Professor Innes Cuthill from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol.


“Appearance, it seems, is key to survival in the animal kingdom – with some species able to blend in perfectly with their surroundings, while others behave quite the contrary.”

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underwater deception – National Geographic

18 08 2008

This short video has some great examples of camouflage, mimicry, deception and concealment used by predators and prey in rivers and oceans