The Blanket Octopus This unique octopus is able to open its tentacles to reveal a thin colorful membrane which spreads out like a ‘blanket’
The Blobfish The Blobfish doesn’t really do much… content to float in place and wait for food to stumble upon it, the Blobfish is a true opportunist.
Hemeroplanes Caterpillar HemeroplanesCaterpillar, this master of camouflage has a very unique defense mechanism in that it can do a very good impression of a pit viper.
The Assassin Spider The Assassin Spider (above) is indeed a truly bizarre specimen. It sports a long neck which is needed to provide leverage due to its massive jaws which is uses to expertly catch and assassinate its prey.
Hairy Crab The ‘hair’ which is actually setae acts as i filter and removes damaging poisons and chemicals from the water surrounding the Hairy Crab.
The Hatchetfish The Hatchetfish may not seem spectacular at first sight however it is actually a light source in the deep, dark oceans it calls home.
Leafy Sea Dragon The Leafy Sea Dragon is a master of camouflage and spends its days drifting through the water perfectly emulating a floating piece of seaweed.
This bizarre creature can only be found in the deepest, darkest waters and relies on none of the traditional senses we humans are used to such as sight or hearing. The Olm
Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko So far we’ve had numerous masters of camouflage in this list but the Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko really deserves the number one spot!