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Amazonian Bird Chick Mimics Toxic Caterpillar
An Amazonian bird chick mimics a toxic caterpillar to atoivd getting eaten. (February 23, 2015)

Borneo Caterpillar Makes Cocoon Out of Dried Resin
A caterpillar in Borneo makes its nests out of resin. It is the only known caterpillar in the world to make nests this way. (January 31, 2015)

Newly Discovered Wasps That Mummify Caterpillars Named After Shakira and Jimmy Fallon
Newly discovered wasps taht mummify caterpillars have been named after Shakira, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and other famous people. (May 8, 2014)

Tobacco Hornworm Caterpillars Use Toxic Nicotine Breath to Repulse Predatory Spiders
Tobacco hornworm caterpillars use a toxic nicotine breath to keep spiders from eating them. (January 2, 2014)

New Diamondback Moth Species Discovered
A new species of diamondback moth hs been discovered. (August 29, 2013)

Vietnam Caterpillar Constructs Leaf Shelters and Jumps in Them
A caterpillar in Vietnam constructs leaf shelters and jumps in them. (August 21, 2013)

Caterpillars Seen Forming Caravan to Find Pupation Site
Here is a video of a lengthy caterpillar caravan. (December 15, 2012)

Virus Makes Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Climb to the Tops of Trees and Liquefy
A baculovirus makes gypsy moth caterpillars climb to the tops of trees. (September 8, 2011)

The Asp: a Toxic Caterpillar
The Asp is a toxic caterpillar. It is toxic to the touch. It is also known as the Puss Moth Caterpillar. You can see what it looks like in the video. (October 28, 2005)