Leaf mimic katydid Photo credt: Geoff Gallice, Fotopedia available under a Creative Commons License

Leaf mimicry

There are an inordinate number of ways to mimic a leaf, as it turns out, as is beautifully illustrated below:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvjSP2xYZm8

 

 

Imagery Sources:

Work by Josiah Townsend, Ryan G. Fessenden, Geoff Gallice and Sandilya Theuerkauf; all licensed to share by Creative Commons.

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