Camouflage

Definition: Coloration or patterns that help an animal to appear to blend with its surroundings. Camouflage is common among invertebrates. It is also common in a variety of other animals (it is be used by prey to help hide from predators and it is used by predators to help them conceal themselves as they stalk their prey).

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Klappenbach, Laura. "Camouflage." ThoughtCo, Jun. 6, 2015, thoughtco.com/camouflage-129662. Klappenbach, Laura. (2015, June 6). Camouflage. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/camouflage-129662 Klappenbach, Laura. "Camouflage." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/camouflage-129662 (accessed November 20, 2017).