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Disappearing Act  
Megophrys nasuta, Asian leaf frog. A native of Southeast Asia, this frog has evolved to blend in with its environment. [Click for a larger image.] Photo by Amy Snyder.

Some frogs use camouflage to avoid predators. The patterns and colors of a frog's skin, and sometimes the shape of its body, can help it blend into its surroundings.

To better understand how animals use camouflage, try the
classic Disappearing Act (99K) interactive exhibit.

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