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Types of Camouflage

Concealing Coloration
Concealing Coloration

Concealing coloration, in animals, the use of biological coloration to mask location, identity, and movement, providing concealment from prey and protection from predators. Background matching is a type of concealment in which an organism avoids recognition by resembling its background in coloration, form, or movement.

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Disguise
Disguise

Animals With Camouflage and Disguise: Representation in Nature : by Ken Sanes. Contrary to what one might think, simulation isn't confined to human beings, nor is it necessarily something that is consciously created.

Disruptive Coloration
Disruptive Coloration

Disruptive coloration (also known as disruptive camouflage or disruptive patterning) is a form of camouflage that works by breaking up the outlines of an animal, soldier or military vehicle with a strongly contrasting pattern.

Mimicry
Mimicry

Mimicry is where an animal is trying to look like something else that is obvious but uninteresting or undesirable, while camouflage is an animal trying to blend in with its surroundings and not appear obvious.

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