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Another Defenseless Caterpillar to Scare the Piss out of You

Posted by Richard Conniff on October 10, 2012

It’s the caterpillar of the imperial fruit sucking moth (Pyllodes imperialis) in northern Queensland, Australia.   But it looks more like something Ridley Scott dreamed up for “Alien,” then discarded as just a little too creepy.

2 Responses to “Another Defenseless Caterpillar to Scare the Piss out of You”

  1. I think it’s cute.

  2. vdinets said

    Wow!

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