This incredible caterpillar, photographed in Panama, seems to be acting like a miniature cobra snake. Don't miss a supremely fascinating Spotting of the Week chosen by our Project Noah Rangers! Spotted by Juan Di Trani:
The /Hemeroplanes triptolemus/ caterpillar, which lives in Mexico, Central and South America. The snake head is formed by the underside (ventral surface) of the caterpillar’s head. Photo by Carolina Gutiérrez C.