On December 6th, 2013 we learned about

Offensive Camouflage

Looking like a flower may be good offense and defense, if they’re fooling birds too.

In fact, orchid mantises are even better at drawing in insects than some actual blossoms; they not only look like flowers, but they also beat the petally beauties at their own game, scientists added.

Source: Found! First Known Predator To Lure Prey By Mimicking Flowers by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience

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