Camouflage vocabulary

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Camouflage vocabulary

  1. 1. Camouflage Vocabulary Winter 2011Oak Ridge Elementary
  2. 2.  Camouflage Colors that let something blend in to the background
  3. 3. Stripes and Spots Some colors and patterns help animals blend into areas with light and shadow.
  4. 4. Disruptive Coloration Stripes and spots can be disruptive coloration. This makes it difficult for other animals to see it.
  5. 5. Counter Shading Animals with countershading have different colors on their backs and stomachs.
  6. 6. Mimicry Some animals and plants look like other things -- they mimic them. It can protect them from predators or hide the mimic from prey.
  7. 7. Cryptic Coloration Some organisms look so much like another object that they almost disappear! 

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