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Chameleon Creatures: Amazing Photos of a Well-Hidden Orchid Mantis and Other Camouflaged Pretenders


Animals  (tags: Chameleon, creatures, Orchid Mantis, Biological Photography )

Anna
- 3043 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Sitting on a plant, this Orchid Mantis blends into its background as it patiently waits for its prey.The Malaysian insect in one of several chameleon creatures photographed by Alex Hyde, a teacher of Biological Photography at the University of Nottingham.



   

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Cristina M (137)
Friday January 21, 2011, 10:20 pm
Love the photos. Just amazing!
 

Sharon Balloch (127)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 2:53 am
Loved them..sooo cool.. am now wondering how much I am missing in my walks outdoors..
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 3:14 am
Thanks for this! Noted with glee!
 

Carol H (229)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 4:24 am
noted. thanks Anna
 

linda b (186)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 5:39 am
Stunning pictures, thanks Anna
 

. (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:30 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Chelsie H (19)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:38 am
Very cool; thanks!
 

Wendy C (109)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:57 am
Beautiful photos! THanks for posting :)
 

Danuta W (1251)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 7:04 am
cool
 

Michela M (3964)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 8:03 am
Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela
 

Yrna M (196)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 8:04 am
Love the photos! amazing camouflage, what a beauty, especially the Orchid Mantis and the Platypelis Grandis frog, and the Sea Scorpion I almost didn't realize it was there! :)
Thanks Anna for sharing with us.
 

Pat B (356)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 8:26 am
Thank you, Anna for these beautiful pictures!
 

Eva O (60)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 10:43 am
Wow - beautiful! Thank you very much for sharing :)
 

Toni C (508)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 11:10 am
Neat photos... thanks for sharing!
 

Kaye S (45)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 12:12 pm
Great, thanks.
 

Ani Arnold (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 12:33 pm
Really great!
 

Cindy C (125)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 2:41 pm
wow lol thank you for this
 

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:31 pm
Isn't nature amazing, thank you, Anna
 

Vinnie m (333)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 10:10 pm
Thanks Anne my friend. Nature is soooo Awesome. And if you don't watch out, you could step on a Snake or poisonous Frog. YIKES!! I seen a show about these clever ground dwelling creatures on Animal Planet.
 

ivona P (145)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 12:24 am
Wonderful photos.Thanks for sharing.
 

Kerrie G (116)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 9:17 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Marta B (45)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 5:30 pm
Noted. Awesome!!
 

Trish K (93)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 6:52 pm
Fascinating little creatures. I would love to go to Madagascar with a camera. What beautiful photos you brought us. Thank you
 
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