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Camouflage is the method which allows an otherwise visible organism or object to remain indiscernible from the surrounding environment.

Examples include a tiger's stripes and the battledress of a modern soldier.

Camouflage is a form of deception.

Different aspects of animal camouflage exist due to difference in the sensory abilities of different animals.

Some animals use mimicry, seeming to be something else, such as a leaf, a stone, a twig, or a similar but more dangerous/poisonous animal.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Camouflage", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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