© Provided by Gentside These 13 animals are experts at dressing up as … other animals Camouflage is a technique very frequently used in the animal kingdom. But there are different forms. While of species have chosen to blend in with their environment, some have decided to disguise themselves as other animals! 1. A poisonous snake?
No, this false coral snake just perfectly imitates the colors of coral snakes which are very poisonous.
2. An ant?
No, it’s a spider. Several species of arachnids are known to practice this mimicry called myrmecomorphism.
3. A snake?
No, it’s a Hemeroplanes triptolemus caterpillar. When she feels in danger, she does not hesitate to imitate the reptile in order to ward off predators.
4. A wasp?
With its yellow and black colors, this insect looks like a wasp. But no, it’s a mantispe.
5. A see?
The alligator turtle, notorious for not being very convenient, is the only turtle to display a decoy. In its mouth, hides a kind of false worm which is used to attract fish.
6. A spider?
No, this is not a spider but a moth. Paw-like attributes are drawn on its wings to deceive predators.
7. A ladybug?
No, it’s a Paraplectana duodecimmaculata spider! The colors of the beast to goodness would allow him to believe that it is not edible …
8. A sea slug?
In terms of mimicry, this octopus is an expert, which also earned it its name. She is able to disguise herself as many species including the sea slugs here.
9. A harmless fish?
This little fish looks harmless. However, this blue-banded blenny mimics the appearance of a cleaner fish to go and bite other fish in peace.
10. A spider?
The viper Pseudocerastes uarachnoides is known to display a spider-like shape at the tip of its tail! A lure that is used to attract prey.
11. A small fish?
No, it is actually the outgrowth of this mollusk which uses it to attract prey into its entrails
12. Bird droppings?
This spider has chosen another style of more subtle mimicry. To go unnoticed, she disguises herself as … bird droppings.
13. An ant?
This wasp Clistopyga caramba recently discovered in Peru is not deformed. She does have an ant-shaped posterior!
13/13 SLIDES This spider really looks like a ladybug!
Thus, to attract their prey, animals show great originality. As
the alligator turtle which has a decoy in the shape of a false worm in its mouth. An easier way to catch fish. To protect itself and appear more aggressive, the false coral snake, as its name suggests, perfectly imitates the colors of coral snakes, which are very poisonous.
mimicry looks like a work of art. This is the case when we are interested in the spider Paraplectana duodecimmaculata. This pretty spider looks like two drops of water like … a ladybug. This would probably be a technique to make it look like it’s inedible. Here are 13 animals that perfectly disguise themselves as other animals