The world is filled with wonderful creatures, from the mighty blue whale that swims the oceans to the tiny but strong ants that get to work in your garden.

There is a such a wide variety of animals and insects across the globe, but there is one thing plenty of them have in common. They’re the masters of hide and seek.

Thanks to evolution, these creatures have a huge advantage in life that comes in the form of camouflage.

Be prepared to be seriously impressed.

1. Brimstone Butterfly

image source: Christian Cadéré

This beautiful butterfly could quite easily be mistaken for a simple leaf.

2. Leaf-Tailed Gecko

image source: Thomas Marent

The leaf-tailed gecko blends in perfectly amongst this cluster of brown leaves.