The red kite (Milvus milvus) lives in Europe and North Africa. At signs of danger, a mother will signal the young who will "play dead" when a predator is near.
This helps them to avoid predators. To complete her disguise, they can also produce an unpleasant smell
In 2005, 2 species (Abdopus aculeatus and Amphioctopus marginatus) were found to walk on two tentacles, while at the same time moving their 6 remaining arms to mimick algae. This form of locomotion allows these Cephalopods to move quickly away from a potential predator while possibly not drawing predators' attention
When a species colonizes an island, its size sometimes increases a lot as predators are absent on the island and a larger size helps to survive. In biology, the phenomenon is called "island gigantism". The dodo is one example : it was like a 3-feet tall pigeon