Cuttlefish is a unique marine life. It can change color, and also adapt to the relief of the object, which it wants to pretend. If cuttlefish acts as a predator, it can use color change to hypnotize its prey.
Octopus love to play with colors. Venomous blue-ringed octopus does it really clearly and. It changes colors of its rings as if it warns of the danger. A mimic Indonesian octopus can even pretend to be a predator by simulating the shape of its body.
Squid, it would seem, are studied totally. But recently scientists have discovered a completely new ability of these animals – they are able to manage their color with electrical impulses.
Botus-Mankus is a strange name of flounder’s subspecies. This fish can adjust to the surrounding background in seconds using skin secretions. This allows it to hide from predators eyes, and also hunt cleverly.
Chameleon. It would seem that it is being fully investigated. But recently scientists have proved that the color change of a chameleon is not associated with the pigments. To change its color chameleon rearrange their nanocrystals’ cells under the skin. These crystals reflect other rays of the solar spectrum.
Crab spiders. The natural habitat of these insects is white magnolia flowers. Moving to the flower of a different color spider changes color with its pigment, which activats at the right moment and dye all its body.
Golden tortoise beetle, without a doubt, can be considered as one of the most beautiful insect in the world. This small beetle can change color depending on the season and mood.
Kapuas mud snake can change its color from green or brown to white and vice versa. During day time subspecies of the snake become darker to collect as much heat as possible, and in the evening it whites, to keep it on as long as possible.
Frog-a chameleon can change color, not only its skin, but also the eyes. During day time green frog has bright red eyes, and at night the eyes become gray.
Stick insects. This insect can change its color depending on the temperature. At high temperatures, stick insect has a bright green color, and when the temperature drops below 15, it becomes dark.