In the animal world, the easiest way to avoid being eaten is to avoid being seen. What are Camouflage and Mimicry? examines animals that use unique colorization to avoid their predators - or to sneak up on prey! So highly developed is the camouflage of some animals, that they are virtually impossible to see. Examples include: spots and stripes that blend into the shadows; bright colors that warn of toxic poisons; animals that look like rocks, plants, or even other animals; animals that can change colors to blend into virtually any background.