CAMO ARTICLES

Article from the New Zealand Herald  Museum Notebook: Hunting, spying on or fighting an enemy From flecktarn to woodland to DPM, camouflage is everywhere ... if you can see it. Camouflage is the perfect solution for being in a situation...
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A ghillie suit is a type of camouflage clothing designed to resemble the background environment such as foliage, snow or sand. Typically, it is a net or cloth garment covered in loose strips of burlap (hessian), cloth, or twine, sometimes...
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In ancient Greece, Aristotle (384–322 BC) commented on the color-changing abilities, both for camouflage and for signaling, of cephalopods including the octopus, in his Historia animalium: The octopus ... seeks its prey by so changing its color as to render...
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Camouflage is the use of any combination of materials, coloration, or illumination for concealment, either by making animals or objects hard to see (crypsis), or by disguising them as something else (mimesis). Examples include the leopard's spotted coat, the battledress...
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While patterns can provide more effective crypsis than solid color when the camouflaged object is stationary, any pattern, particularly one with high contrast, stands out when the object is moving. Jungle camouflage uniforms were issued during the Second World War, but both the British...
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