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Camouflage: Nature’s Fashion Statement with a Purpose

Guest contributor:  Phil Wyde

Have you ever wondered why animals look the way they do;  why there are so many small brown birds;  why a fawn has white splotches on its sides;  why a zebra has black and white stripes?  Nature has given each a coloration and shape to help them survive and produce future generations.

Mama owl guarding the nest at Reveille Peak Ranch. (Courtesy of Jim Baines)
Mama owl guarding the nest at Reveille Peak Ranch.
(Courtesy of Jim Baines)

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