27 Animals That Don’t Think You Can See Them

Published December 13, 2015
Updated September 9, 2021

These animals are great at hide and seek.

Over the course of millions of years of evolution, the inhabitants of Earth have devised some incredible abilities to ensure their survival. Case in point: The amazing camouflage that animals employ to surprise their prey or evade their predators. Below, we look at 27 incredible examples of animal camouflage in action:

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

Leaf Tailed Gecko
Leaf Tailed Gecko Circled
Giraffe
Giraffe Circled
27 Animals That Don’t Think You Can See Them
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Thanks to imgur, Daily Mail, and Rant Lifestyle for some of the images above. We also recommend you check out this fascinating video by the BBC on the camouflage abilities of the cuttlefish:


Fascinated by animal camouflage? Check out our other posts on macro photography and the best nature photography of 2014!

Alec
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.