This Is A Snake-Mimicking Butterfly And It’s Terrifying
Try to get through this post without shuddering.
Behold one of the most clever disguises in nature: a caterpillar that disguises itself as a snake head.
Found in Trinidad, this species looks a bit like a viper to ward off potential predators while it's busy liquefying itself.
The pupa isn't completely helpless, though.
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