Salt Marsh Caterpillar

Nature is amazing.. but how a caterpillar transforms is just mind blowing. How can this.. prickly, multi-legged creature turn into a really beautiful moth.

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Salt Marsh Caterpillar | Alice Mary Herden | October 17

Have you ever thought how these insects are designed?

My theory… there are insect designers, they all gather with only a sketch book and coloring pencils in a great big open conference room surrounded by pillars and oil burners overlooking the environment they are designing the insects for. Once the insect design is completed they throw the paper in the air and wherever it lands the insect is created.

 


Links

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/veg/leaf/saltmarsh_caterpillar.htm

 

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Another Green Lynx Spider

Just can’t get enough of the Green Lynx Spider!

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Green Lynx Spider with Carpenter Bee | Alice Mary Herden | October 17

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