The family Phylliidae or walking leaves are insects that have camouflage that takes on the appearance of leaves.

In some species, the edge of the insect’s body has the appearance of bite marks to further confuse predators. When leaf insects walk they rocks back and forth like leaves moving in the wind.

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  1. Fascinating! I had actually heard of it before from Horton Hears A Who movie.

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  2. Heard of these before. Amazing camouflage.

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