30 July, 2010

Man, this thing is HUGE

I'm talking about Antheraea Polyphemus, the caterpillar. There's one sitting outside on the fence, and it's massive. No pics of the one here, but this is exactly what it looks like:

{Disclaimer: I did not take/do not own this image}

Wikipedia article on Antheraea Polyphemus.

Polyphemus Moth Antheraea polyphemusImage by jclucier via Flickr

-----The Golden Eagle
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Anonymous said...

Oh, wow, that is so cool! We found a similar caterpillar at our house a few years back.

The Golden Eagle said...

I love caterpillars. :)

The Words Crafter said...

Very beautiful!

The Golden Eagle said...

Yup. :)