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Zhangjiajie Huanglong Scenic Area found exotic leaf butterflies

On June 13 afternoon, A photographer in Zhangjiajie Huanglong scenic spot ecological square, occasionally found a movement of the leaves. After careful observation, it was a rare butterfly.

Watching carefully, this color of the butterfly is the same as dead leaves. It looks like a handle of oval leaves.But when it occasionally open the wings, people can see the colorful decorative pattern.

The butterfly scientific name is dead leaves butterfly, is the world famous mimicry butterfly, a typical example of natural camouflage. It is a kind of rare and precious butterfly species, general growth at an altitude of 900 meters above the mountain area, which is found between the mixed forest under the cliffs.

It is understood that the butterfly mimicry has important scientific and practical value, especially on military science. According to the characteristics of the butterfly and other mimicry of biological, defense, deformation, disguise three methods together, Scientists have invented the mysterious “Invisibility cloak”, which played a very good protection effect.

Translated by Sophia