Contact: Tim Farkas
University of Colorado at Boulder
Caption: A walking stick insect camouflages with a chamise shrub in southern California. The ability of the the insect, Timema cristinae, to be well camouflaged affects other insects living on the same plant.
Credit: Tim Farkas
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