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Photo © Peter Evans (30th August 2010)
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"Head retracted into it's body."

I discovered it is an Elephant Hawk-moth Caterpillar. It seems to retract it's head into it's body when threatened and plays dead.

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Head retracted into it's body.

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Photographer: © Peter Evans (Gallery)(30th August 2010)
Description

Head retracted into it's body.

I discovered it is an Elephant Hawk-moth Caterpillar. It seems to retract it's head into it's body when threatened and plays dead.
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Camera Make: KONICA MINOLTA Model: DYNAX 7D
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 70 mm, ISO: 200, Exposure time: 1/160 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: August 29, 2010, 1:48 pm
ImageID:1124333, Image size: 898 x 647 pixels

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(31st August 2010)

very spooky,Peter

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Comment by Sue H(2nd September 2010)

This makes me burst into song "Inch worm, inch worm" Great shot, Peter.

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