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06

Jul

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

18

May

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

26

Feb


Caterpillars are the home builders of forest ecosystems 



Once caterpillars evict themselves from their rolled leaf shelters, they protect small insects from UV rays and drying out.            
Once caterpillars evict themselves from their rolled leaf shelters, they protect small insects from UV rays and drying out.            

02

Oct

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillarsThe fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

25

Jun

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillarsThe fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

8 of the cutest toxic caterpillars
The fuzzy darlings of many a children’s book do more than hang out on trees — they can deliver poisonous stings and a few of them are deadly.

01

Jun

To attract butterflies, don’t kill the caterpillarsA butterfly garden should include two kinds of plants: Some for caterpillars and others with nectar for adults.

To attract butterflies, don’t kill the caterpillars
A butterfly garden should include two kinds of plants: Some for caterpillars and others with nectar for adults.

13

Dec

Caterpillars can whistle?

The squeaking and whistling noises scare off predators.