Here’s a mind-blowing look at leaf katydids, which are interesting insects to say the least. There are currently more than 6,400 known species and they have adapted to blend in with their habitats to avoid becoming prey. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
These leaf-mimic katydids are experts at camouflaging themselves with undergrowth. Their bodies have evolved to look just like dead, dying or discolored leaves. Even more surprising, is that the longer these katydids avoid detection, the better their disguise becomes.