24 Mesmerizing Examples Of Animal Camouflage In The Wild

Published January 12, 2016
Updated July 1, 2020

When you try to find all 24 hidden critters in these photos, you'll understand why animal camouflage is such an effective tool for survival.

For animals that have developed it, camouflage is often their first line of defense against predators and their best offense to catch their prey. Today, we look at 24 astounding examples of camouflage that make animals perfectly blend in with their environment:

Viewing note: After each picture, the animal will be revealed in the following slide.

Cheetah Cub
Cheetah Cub Circled
Coyote Circled
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And if you enjoyed these photos of animal camouflage, check out our other posts on macro photography and animal camouflage in action!

Alexander is a Brooklyn-based cofounder of All That's Interesting with an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in History and Economics and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies in Economics. He specializes in American history, the Cold War, and true crime.