Bizarre shag-carpet caterpillar from Ecuadorian rainforest

EcuadorMegadiversoPublished: May 21, 2018Updated: May 22, 2018545 views
Published: May 21, 2018Updated: May 22, 2018

This pretty Shag-carpet caterpillar was filmed near Rio Pastaza in the upper Amazon rainforest of Ecuador. Its bright colors (aposematic coloration) warn potential predators that it is unpalatable or even toxic or has venomous spines.

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