Tuesday, July 31, 2012

big, green, but not a hornworm!

I found this big green wiggler in with the pigs yesterday afternoon. I thought it was an escaped hornworm... but when I picked it up, I noticed it's amazing, colorful spikes. 

Thanks to the power of google, we found that it is a cecropia moth caterpillar:
(photo of the moth from google images, I found the caterpillar!)

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