This video from 2008 has had a recent surge in popularity after being featured on Reddit, and has subsequently amassed over 400,000 hits in the past few days as well as being featured by BuzzFeed and PerezHilton

When touched the amazing Mimosa Pudica plantactually reacts and plays dead like many other life forms in nature. The cameraman shows this amazing reaction by softly brushing his hand over a bed of Mimosa pudica.