Green, marked with patches of brown and covered with venation-like patterns, the grasshopper makes its way across a similar-looking leaf. It was captured on film by nature photographer David Weiller, whose videos have been previously featured on TKSST.
Watch more leaf mimics and more videos about camouflage:
• Giant Malaysian leaf insects
• The Leaf-tailed Geckos (Uroplatus) of Madagascar
• Nature’s Masters Of Disguise
• Robust Ghost Pipefish camouflage
• Leaf Mimic Katydids: Uniquely disguised as dead and diseased leaves
Favorite: The spectacular common potoo.