crypsis is the ability of an organism to blend in with its environment, as seen here in (click pic) grasshoppers, mantids, geckos (three in the fifth photo), toads (three in the ninth photo), snakes and katydids, all of which have evolved to mimic or become inconspicuous amongst leaves. photos by (click pic) john cancalosi, christian zeigler, mattias klum and thomas marent.
"…from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved." - charles darwin
The rare and threatened island-dwelling Alexander Archipelago wolf is now closer to protection in Southeast Alaska. Logging and hunting on Prince of Wales Island has imperiled the species for years, but wildlife advocates are hopeful that a final step in the ESA process will yield definitive protection. http://hcne.ws/Ofpx66
Reason no. 153 why indiscriminate drilling and energy exploitation is not acceptable.