Animal Disguises

Mother nature helps these creatures go incognito.

Animal Disguises

Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise
Animals in Disguise

Flatfish

Although the flatfish isn't poised to win a beauty pageant any time soon, its odd asymmetrical body helps it survive by camouflaging it against the ocean floor. This ensures that the fish is overlooked by hungry passerbys. Some species are able to change their pigmentation.

(Wolcott Henry/National Geographic/Getty Images)
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