Mimicry at its finest — or why this is not a snake

Disclaimer: this is not an actual snake.

Mimicry in the wild: what is it and how it works

Mimicry is defined as “the act, practice, or art of mimicking”.

The March award for awesome animal goes to THE MIMIC OCTOPUS

The mimic octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus is a species of octopus that grows up to 60 cm (2 feet) in length and is naturally colored with brown and white stripes and spots. So what’s so special about it? The mimic octopus can literally mimic the physical appearance and movement of fifteen different species, that we know of (including, but not limited to