<< Prev Return to PICTURE OF THE WEEK ARCHIVE Next >>




CURIOUS CREATURE
I noticed this very peculiar caterpillar crawling around my front porch last week.
I don't believe I've ever seen an animal with a more unusual, plant-like exterior.

(Scroll down for another view of this guy)
2008 Jon Eric Narum







THE COMMA POSE
Because caterpillars are voracious feeders, many are considered to be
agricultural pests. This li'l fellow does appear to be quite hefty!

(Scroll down for a bonus caterpillar photograph!)
2008 Jon Eric Narum









THE CATERPILLAR OF THE MILKWEED TUSSOCK MOTH
Here's another caterpillar I found wandering around on my front porch. Unlike the slow-moving,
green caterpillar pictured above, this bristly fellow scurried about at a comparatively frantic pace.

(That's all for this week!)
2008 Jon Eric Narum