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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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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