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11 amazing examples of insect camouflage

By: Bryan Nelson on July 31, 2014, 10:19 a.m.
Sand Grasshopper

Photo: Don DeBold/Flickr

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Sand grasshopper

Calling these guys "grasshoppers" might seem like a misnomer due to their sandy habitat (and perfectly-matching camouflage), but they often use their camouflage to safely "hop" between brownish grasses adapted to sandy soils.