The Fearsome Orchid Mantis Is Camouflaged To Look Like an Orchid Flower

The orchid mantis is a Southeast Asian species of mantis that is camouflaged like an orchid flower—a handy disguise for luring its insect prey as this 2012 video illustrates.

Orchid Mantis

image and video via precarious333

via Boing Boing

Written by EDW Lynch

There are 5917 blog posts on Laughing Squid written by .

Follow Laughing Squid on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Email & RSS.


And now a word from our sponsors...