Caterpillar Has Unique Way To Deter Predators

EcuadorMegadiversoPublished: July 6, 2016Updated: July 13, 2016237,707 views
Published: July 6, 2016Updated: July 13, 2016

Nature is absolutely amazing. There is so many unique and interesting creatures that you could almost never get bored of learning about them all. Some of the most unique creatures in the wild are insects. There are trillions of insects in the world so find unique ones are not that very hard. It seems that the caterpillar in this video is one such insect!

When this caterpillar in Ecuador is threatened it expands its underside, mimicking a snake head with black eyes! It will also strike like a snake to deter predators! It really does look like a snake! If you are walking through this insects habitat and saw it doing this, there is no mistake that you would think that it is a snake at first! Evolution sure is amazing!

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