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        Evolution of Camouflage

        The effectiveness of the praying mantis's disguise is all relative. As seen in this video segment from Evolution: "Darwin's Dangerous Idea," the camouflage that works so well atop a green leaf would render the mantis easy prey in a different setting. Biologist Chris Schneider describes this example of finely tuned adaptation.

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