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Crafty Caterpillar Mimics Snake When Threatened

 
Watch the larva of a sphinx hawk moth (Hemeroplanes triptolemus) mimic a snake when threatened or annoyed. The crafty caterpillar also looks like a dead stick when not threatened, camouflaging quite well with its surroundings.
via Mark Bowler on YouTube
 

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