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15 amazingly deceptive caterpillars

By: Anna Norris on Jan. 15, 2014, 3:20 p.m.
False unicorn caterpillar camouflaging with leafy plant

Photo: Matthew O'Donnell/Flickr

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False unicorn caterpillars

These caterpillars don't really look like unicorns, but they do have a clever mechanism. They have adapted their coloring to match all aspects of a plant, from the stem to the leaves — even dead or damaged leaves.