Crazy Camouflage
a flounder camouflaging itself Camouflage helps animals survive in different ways. Some animals use camouflage to help them sneak up on their prey. By the time an unsuspecting fish notices its disguised predator — CHOMP! — it's too late. Camouflage also helps some sea creatures hide from their predators. A number of sea creatures can instantly change the coloring and pattern on their skin if they need to hide against a different background.
Overview: In this activity, you'll create a model that shows how a fish known as a flounder is able to blend into a variety of environments.
What You'll Need
What To Do
How Does a Flounder Blend in With Its Environment?
Spot the Hidden Creatures