PHOTO OF THE DAY
This puss moth caterpillar is 'a very cute little monster'
Don't say I didn't warn you
Puss moth (Cerura vinula) is a moth found in Europe and North Africa, the larvae of which have an interesting appearance especially when in defense mode. Photographer James O'Neill puts it like this: "caterpillars are well equipped with potent defenses.It is a great example of the elaborate lengths to which some critters will go to warn away potential predators, and quite a few
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Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer at Mother Nature Network. Follow her on Twitter, Google+, and Facebook.
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