It’s a snake…caterpillar

The Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar looks just like a snake, don’t you think? I was lucky enough to see two in one week, but my photos of the other one are on someone else’s camera. So here’s the first one I saw…Papilio troilus

Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar
Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar
I’m a dangerous snake!
Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar
My dad’s finger for scale (that’s as close as he was willing to get haha)
Spicebush swallowtail caterpillar
Close up of those impressive “eyes”, they even have eye shine!

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