See if you can find all the animals hiding in these wildlife pictures. They are all well hidden and so it’s going to take a keen high eye to spot them.
Whether the hunter or the hunted every creature big or small needs an advantage to survive and mother nature has been generous enough to give some animals the amazing ability to blend into their environment. Here are a few examples of animals using their brilliant camouflage to hide, see if you can spot them.
There is one giraffe hiding in this picture, it`s yellow and orange color lets it camouflage perfectly into the dry
This wolf is harder to spot but he is there hiding in plain site, can you see him?
3. Willow Ptarmigan
The Willow Ptarmigan is part of the pheasant family and while most of the year they have brown feathers during the winter they grow white feathers so that they may blend in with the snowy background.
Can you find the caiman hiding in the water plants waiting to ambush it`s prey?
Caimans are one of the longest surviving species on the Earth, they have been around for over 200 million years and can be found in central and south America, along with a few Caribbean islands.
5. Blue-crowned Parrot
Can’t find him? Here is a clue, the blue-crowned parakeet is all green except for a small blue section on it’s head hence the name blue crown. These birds are native to the Amazon rain forest in South America.
6. Horned Adder
As you can see this snake is a master of camouflage, he blends in perfectly with the sand and makes it almost impossible for predators and prey to spot him.
Leopards are actually the most widely distributed African big cat but they are seldom seen, this is probably due to their amazing ability to camouflage into the background.
8. Spotted Deer
Have you spotted him?
The spotted deer is also known as the chital and is the most common deer species in the Indian forests. Did you know they actually eat their own antlers when they break or fall off?
Impalas are African antelopes that can brilliantly blend into the African overgrowth. Not only are they masters of camouflage but they can also run at speeds of 60km/h and leap 3 times their height.
No cheating on this one.
This cat`s body has evolved to allow it reach speeds of 112km/h in just three seconds making it the fastest mammal on the planet.
This bird got his name because it prefers to hunt from dusk and dawn. Nighthawks are hardly ever seen in the wild because of their camouflaged plumage.
This coyote took us ages to find but we can assure you he is there in hiding in the picture, can you see him?
Coyotes are also called prairie wolfs and are native to North America, they like to pounce on their prey when hunting just like a cat.