August 25, 2009
Photograph by Christian Ziegler
This Month in Photo of the Day: Animals
Three leaf-litter toads collected within yards of each other almost disappear on a forest floor in Panama. Staying alive in the tropics, where nearly everything is food for something else, often calls for such trickery to fool a predator's eye.
See more photographs from the August 2009 feature story "The Art of Deception."