Met Gala bug

The Saturniidae Moth Caterpillar is a spectacular sight to behold and appears to be the most colorful and fancy caterpillar on Earth.

Surprised caterpillar

The tiniest caterpillar looks up at the camera in complete surprise. We see a Disney movie in the making.

Caterpillar Cosplay

Shallowtail caterpillars mimicking snakes. Wow, nature is just amazing!

Caterpillar Feet

At first glance you might think this is a gloved-hand holding a stuck, but this close-up picture of a Tobacco Hornworm caterpillar’s feet by Tonya Wilhelm gives us a clear view of the suction cup-like structures to help it cling to branches and vegetation. .

Snake-mimic Caterpillar

This is the Hemeroplanes triptolemus, also known as the ‘snake-mimic caterpillar.’ In its larval form, the Hemeroplanes triptolemus expands and exposes the underside of the first body segments, mimicking a snake head with black eyes and even light reflections. It has been known to strike like a snake to deter predators.

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Caterpillar Snack Time

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this green caterpillar who seems like it has stopped for a moment to snack on the little, white flowers found along its path. Although most people probably wouldn’t have seen this caterpillar, had they been walking by, it is moments like this you can find all throughout […]

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Saddleback Caterpillar | Green Wings Award

Nature can get quite creative at times. I mean, take a look at this Saddleback Caterpillar resting on a fence post. It looks like it’s wearing a colorful, little saddle on it’s back or, at the very least, wearing a sweater knit by grandma. It’s definitely an eye catcher. I wouldn’t recommend picking it up […]