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Contact: Tim Farkas
University of Colorado at Boulder

Walking Stick on Greenback Ceanothus

Caption: A walking stick insect camouflages with a greenback ceanothus bush 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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