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Leaf Or Insect?
Leaf Or Insect?
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This stunning example of biomimicry showcases an insect whose wings have evolved to closely resemble leaves. When stationary, this piece of evolutionary camouflage renders this insect nearly invisible.

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Photo taken by Marlus Almeida.

Posted by Nova on September 17, 2011 at 10:23 am
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