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Latest Camouflage Stories

zebras stripes
2015-01-15 09:57:29

Scientists still aren’t sure why zebras evolved their signature stripes, but a new study provides an interesting new detail: Zebras from warmer environs have more stripes.

Draco cornutus
2014-12-25 12:13:16

One tiny tree-dwelling lizard in Boreno displays these colors year-round, not as a tribute to the Captain of Man's Salvation, but as a way of appearing like a falling leaf as it glides from branch to branch. The camouflage keeps it from being easily spotted by birds and other predators.

octopus camouflage
2014-08-19 06:56:35

Drawing inspiration from the color-changing capabilities of cephalopod skin, researchers have developed a new camouflage sheet capable of quickly reading its environment and adapting to mimic its surroundings.

New Spider Species Discovered In Mexico
2014-06-23 03:18:54

Scientists discover and describe a new species of spider from Mexico.

2014-02-25 23:00:56

The Bodacious Cases team loves that their camouflage iPhone cases product line beacause they're not digital, they're not fake.

Cuttlefish Camouflage Nanoscale Photonic Device
2014-01-29 11:58:08

A new study has revealed a natural nanoscale photonic device that allows the mysterious cuttlefish to dynamically change its colors.

Biofluorescence In Fish
2014-01-09 15:16:51

A new study has found biofluorescence in over 180 fish species and opened the door to the discovery of new fluorescent proteins that could be used in biomedical research.

A Fish Out Of Water Relies On Camouflage To Escape Predation
2013-12-02 13:53:04

A leaping, legless, land-loving fish called the Pacific leaping blenny isn’t just one of the odder creatures found on Earth – it’s also emblematic of life’s transition from life in water to life on land.

Researchers Use Squid Protein To Create High-Tech Camouflage
2013-09-11 11:35:27

In another instance of technology inspired by nature, researchers say they’ve created a camouflage coating modeled after the Pencil Squid that could one day be particularly useful to the US Military.


Latest Camouflage Reference Libraries

Plains Zebra, Equus quagga
2012-06-27 13:47:30

The plains zebra (Equus quagga) is native to Africa, and is the most common zebra found. Its range extends from southern Ethiopia to East Africa, with a southern range including Angola and eastern South Africa. Its other common names include Burchell’s zebra and the common zebra. The plains zebra holds six recognized subspecies including Grant’s zebra and the maneless zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra are classified in the subgenus Hippotigris and appear to be more...

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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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