Walking Leaf (or Leaf Insect)
Also from the family Phyliidae, the walking leaf, or leaf insect, is native to South Asia and Australia. Its amazing natural camouflage makes it virtually invisible in wooded areas, which not only protects them from predators but also lets their prey come to them.
Similarly to mantises and stick bugs, the leaf insect has a tendency to sway back and forth to mimic a real leaf blowing in the wind. Some sources state that these insects may have been in existence 47 million years ago.
- Amazing Animal~
- Fascanating Animal
- Unusual Yet Beautiful- creature
- Bizarre Creature
- Beautifully Designed~ Amazing Animals
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