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from The Telegraph

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Caterpillars' self-defence mimicry and camouflage. Elephant hawkmoth caterpillar (Deilephila elpenor)

from Mail Online

Caterpillar self defence: The creepy crawlies which mimic snakes, grow spiky spines and eat toxic flowers - all to keep predators away

Caterpillar self defence: The creepy crawlies which mimic snakes, grow spiky spines and eat toxic flowers - all to keep predators away By DAMIEN GAYLE

Difficult to know where to put this incredible moth - colour inspiration indeed it is - texture - that too and of course nature. Elephant Hawk Moth my favourite moth - what a colour combination. The caterpillars live on Rosebay Willow Herb- and you can see that in the wings.