A Gecko Camouflages Itself to Blend Perfectly Into a Tree
James // Dave & Chuck the Freak
May 23rd, 2019
MIAMI - JULY 13: JULY 13: A crusted gecko lizard named "Rusty" is seen at the Miami Museum of Science July 13, 2003 in Miami, Florida. The Museum hosted a "bring your lizard to the museum" day, which featured iguanas, chameleons, geckoes and other types of lizards. The museum gave away prizes for the best of show in different categories. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
This is fascinating. Somebody posted video of a tree in Madagascar . . . and as the camera zooms in you start to notice a “mossy leaf-tailed gecko” clinging to the side.
It’s so well camouflaged that it looks just like the tree bark.