Go ask Alice!

Celeste Mookherjee

Long Beach, United States

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Maybe Alice in Wonderland knows what kind of caterpillar this is, but I certainly didn’t when I first posted the image online at another site (a photo friend came to the rescue and identified it as a hornworm caterpillar that would become a sphinx moth). I was photographing little blue potato bush flowers when I noticed a green branch that seemed exceptionally thick. Oh my, it was a well hidden caterpillar, and of course I had to capture the moment! (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 35mm macro, f/8, 1/60 sec., ISO 400, shade, handheld) (By the way, being a child of the 1960s, my title is meant as a reference to White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane)

Featured in RedBubble Explore, 7 Day Popular Art, Design & Photography (September 2012)

Top 10 in “Camouflaged Critters” challenge in Bugs and Animals on Flowers in Macro group (July 2013)

Featured in Tiny Creatures in Macro (10 March 2013)

Featured in Bicolor Beauties (15 September 2012)

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