This peacock-looking insect may look like a dead leaf from behind, but it’s actually quite beautiful.

Known as a Pterochroza Ocellata, the insect replicates a peacock from the front by showing off colors and prints on its wings.

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Isn’t it beautiful?

Coming across an insect like this is surely rare.

Lauren Grose About the author:
Lauren is an Associate Content Editor at RARE. During her years at Bloomsburg University, she delved into modern media by creating a fashion column titled “Dear Bloom,” which ultimately became a YouTube series. Shortly after graduating, Lauren packed her bags and flew to Tokyo to explore the city’s culture and, ...Read more
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