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that guy is fast
August 24, 2008, 1:09 pm
Filed under: animals, insects, nature | Tags: , , , , , ,
pipevine swallowtail

pipevine swallowtail

the pipevine swallowtail is one of the fastest caterpillars i’ve ever seen.  we encountered him yesterday at the wildlife center.  lr had to coral him while i ran to get my camera.

apparently these guys live in hot climates, so are designed to hall ass to make limited contact with the hot surfaces.


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Looks like some sort of armored all-purpose destroyer alien bug!

Comment by jamesviscosi

Do the spots go blue when the temperature dips?

Comment by lavenderbay

Looks like marzipan.

Comment by Checkers

ROFL Checkers! A novel change from the little apples and other fruits.

Comment by lavenderbay

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