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Now this is where a super macro lens would come in handy!!
This is a crop, and not the best shot ever…but still had to share this amazing little critter…now folks I am half blind in one eye, and can’t see out of the other…but this looks like a catepillar of some type…at any rate it is a bug cleaverly disguising itself a dead leaves, and is smaller that a pencil erasier……
So many things in nature we have never seen before! I have lived in these woods all my life, and never saw this sweet thing in my life till yesterday!
August 14 2011

A not so good Crop…but you can atleast see this worm/caterpillar beter!

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  • Joe Jennelle
    Joe Jennellealmost 3 years ago

    Great tones and composition Carolyn! Like the later level focusing, very well done. This is some special caterpillar! Good capture.

  • Tula Top
    Tula Topalmost 3 years ago

    I believe it’s name is Wilbur, but I could be wrong.

    Great on-the-fly capture and extraordinary creature, Carolyn! Thanks for sharing!

  • Hahahaha i will call it a Wilbur Worm LOL!!

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  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 3 years ago

    Fantastic !,…

  • sweetdesign
    sweetdesignalmost 3 years ago

    So cool. Don’t you just love discovering new “friends” in your own yard? That is a really neat looking caterpillar thingie.

  • It is Cindy, and I have seen them on the mint in the past years…just didn’t see them if ya know what I mean LOL!! So I know they love the mint, and it will be they will be here next year too……so maybe by them I will have a lens…I sure wan t an IN YOUR FACE shot of this little critter :))

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  • Oh I added a crop which you can see beter…the crop sucks…but at leas you can see the thingie :))xx

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  • barnsis
    barnsisalmost 3 years ago

    Now I can see it, and you made me look again. I looked for it on Google and can not find it. I can find moths that look like dead leaves but not one of these, Neat Sis. Great find.

  • LOL!!! Monkeys alway look hahahahaha…………well I appreciate you doing a search Byron :) Maybe it is just a worm, lol! Whatever it is it is the neatest little thing…..Once I had seen it I realized I have seen them on my mountain mint in the past years…but did just what it hopes all thing do..thought it was just dead little leaves or blooms.

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  • I added a crop in the desc. Byron if you care to pop over and look…it looks like an inch worm :)xx

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