Just a couple of convincingly dead animals.
Playing dead, or thanatosis, is a classic survival technique utilized by a wide range of species the world over. In addition to being remarkably effective at discouraging predators, it can also be surprisingly adorable. Case in point: this otter and this hognose snake.
Take a look at both videos and decide who wore the cloak of death better:
Pros: Cares enough to jump right back into character when he realizes he's still in the scene.