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    What's The Deal With Caterpillars?

    Metamorphosis? Sounds like witchcraft to me.

    1. First make sure you know what a caterpillar is:

    Just checking. Caterpillars can be confusing creatures.

    Their journey begins as a tiny egg.

    From the second they enter the world, all they care about is food.

    When they finish that first leaf, they go find another.

    A caterpillar's life is pretty much consumed by eating.

    They eat so much they end up shedding their skin 4-5 times in under two weeks.

    You could say they are pretty fashion oriented.

    They come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors.

    Once they grow enough and eat to their hearts content...

    They find the perfect spot to morph into a chrysalis.

    To enter this stage they must create an anchor of silk.

    From which they bravely hang. Fearless!

    The magic can then commence.

    You can guess what happens next...

    Chilling in the chrysalis is boring, so it's time to bust out as a butterfly.

    Some of the transformations are remarkable:

    The rare Puggerfly.

    Caterpillars are so magical, everyone wants to be one.