Illusion of camouflage

IMG_6417This Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel is confident that he is invisible to the large-ish human walking nearby, due to his fine camouflage and his totally motionless pose.

Also known as the striped gopher, leopard ground squirrel, or squinney. What beautiful colouring.

2 thoughts on “Illusion of camouflage

  1. elinorvancouver

    Little does he know that, despite his camouflage colours, he is forever captured and exposed to the world. Then again, maybe he knows, he is after all posing quite perfectly.


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