Today I’m going to talk about nature’s masks. And boy does she have a lot of them.
It is fascinating to me how an owl’s feathers blend into the bark of a tree, for example. This is good for the owl, but not because he’s hiding from
How interesting it is that some butter flies have giant dots on the tip of their wings to make predators think twice about eating them up. When the butterfly’s wings are spread these large eyes make the butterfly appear
Even water fowl, such as ducks, have the coloring to blend into their surroundings, protecting their selves from hunters from human to hawks and eagles.
Porcupines which have an awesome defense with sharp quills covering their bodies still have a mask from nature.
Killdeer a bird that makes its nest on the ground and lays her eggs in the nest on the ground are especially hard to see unless they are moving. The mask of feathers from Mother Nature helps them blend in to their
Nature’s ultimate masked creature would have to be the chameleon. This member of the lizard family has the ability to adapt to its environment. They change their color for camouflage. They will also change color when under stress, mating, and different temperatures.
So there you have it! Nature is awesome! And isn't it amazing that these creatures Know where to live, to hide so that they blend in?
What is one of your favorite creatures who blends in to its environment?