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What’s The Deal With Caterpillars?

2. Just checking. Caterpillars can be confusing creatures.

They are actually the larval stage of a butterfly or moth, having a segmented wormlike body with three pairs of true legs and several pairs of leglike appendages.

Just checking. Caterpillars can be confusing creatures.

3. Their journey begins as a tiny egg.

Their journey begins as a tiny egg.

4. From the second they enter the world, all they care about is food.

First they eat the egg, then they eat the leaf.

From the second they enter the world, all they care about is food.

5. When they finish that first leaf, they go find another.

And another, and another, and another.

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

6. A caterpillar’s life is pretty much consumed by eating.

During this stage, the caterpillar can grow in size more than 30,000 times.

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

7. They eat so much they end up shedding their skin 4-5 times in under two weeks.

And they look great don’t they?

They eat so much they end up shedding their skin 4-5 times in under two weeks.

8. You could say they are pretty fashion oriented.

You could say they are pretty fashion oriented.

9. They come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors.

They come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors.

10. Once they grow enough and eat to their hearts content…

Once they grow enough and eat to their hearts content...
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11. They find the perfect spot to morph into a chrysalis.

Witchcraft!

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

12. To enter this stage they must create an anchor of silk.

Caterpillars also have spinnerets, or silk-producing organs, in their heads.

To enter this stage they must create an anchor of silk.

13. From which they bravely hang. Fearless!

From which they bravely hang. Fearless!

14. The magic can then commence.

The chrysalis starts out soft and skin-like, but gradually hardens to form a protective shell. Most species of butterflies and moths spend the entire winter in this pupal state.

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

15. You can guess what happens next…

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

16. Chilling in the chrysalis is boring, so it’s time to bust out as a butterfly.

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

The butterfly will only live for a few days, lay her eggs, and die.


18. Some of the transformations are remarkable:

The Hickory-Horned Devil becomes a Red Walnut Moth

Some of the transformations are remarkable:

Cecropia caterpillar and adult Cecropia Moth


Pale Tussock caterpillar and adult Pale Tussock Moth.


Peacock caterpillar and adult Peacock butterfly.


22. The rare Puggerfly.

The rare Puggerfly.

Just gorgeous.

A rare doggerpillar.


The elusive cat-a-piller.


25. Caterpillars are so magical, everyone wants to be one.

What's The Deal With Caterpillars?
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