The Incredible Stories Behind The Year’s Best Photos
The aphorism goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. But, sometimes, the events leading up to the moment the photo was taken are just as compelling. Aware of this, the Washington Post offers readers an insider’s perspective on some of the year’s most fascinating photography–from Syrian migrants entering Europe to the Ukraine conflict–straight from the photojournalists themselves.
Unbelievable Photos Of Animal Camouflage In Action
Whether to surprise prey or evade predators, the animal kingdom is filled with unbelievable camouflage adaptations. The horned adder, the pygmy seahorse, the brimstone butterfly and many, many more of nature’s most resourceful creatures can scarcely be spotted by even the most eagle-eyed animals in the wild. So it’s asking a lot for our measly human eyes to pick them out from their surroundings. Try spotting the animals in the three photos included here (look to the captions for clues). Then, if you’re feeling especially sharp, check out this incredible gallery featuring many more examples of animal camouflage.