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Giant Leopard Moth Caterpillar
I found this in the woods crawling over fallen leaves. When I got close, it grabbed a leaf and curled around it.
I had to look this one up and have never seen the adult moth. The cat did have the orange bands when seen from a different angle.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/493
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Nov 02 2007 00:17 GMT junne PRO
beautiful and incredible close shot.
Nov 02 2007 00:52 GMT elbeaver
Gsus what an amazing finding!!!
Nov 02 2007 04:47 GMT hallo
just perfect closeup
Nov 02 2007 13:00 GMT pp11364
Great shot.
Nov 02 2007 18:52 GMT ButterflyShutterfly
This is VERY cool! I have seen the adult moth on two occasions...one of which is when I held one of these little wooly cats hostage and waited for it to change. I kept the critter for about two months LOL!! It was like a little pet for us and I even bought special plants to feed it!! One day, it finally did change. I took pics and set it free. That as in the pre-SLR days so the pics aren't the best.
Nov 03 2007 03:34 GMT Poulet PRO
Great close-up, Mick!!
Nov 03 2007 04:18 GMT wifey
Not exactly fuzzy but definitely fantastic1
Nov 03 2007 06:56 GMT sini
Wonderful shot!:)
Nov 03 2007 22:21 GMT bennystr
Excellent capture!
Nov 06 2007 18:01 GMT Snappa
Very good close up Mick.

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