April 22nd, 2008

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Camouflage

Here's a picture by M Niranjan, whom I got to meet through the JLRNTP:

http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayimage.php?id=46074


And just to refresh everyone's memories, here's my image of the Crested Lark camouflaged on the ground:


http://deponti.livejournal.com/149407.html


This was taken from about 20 yards away.... a hawk or an eagle would spot this lark from several hundred feet overhead...!

In Nature, the prey plays "hide" and the predators play "seek"....but it's a deadly, serious process that's not a game at all...