Defence display of a caterpillar of the Oleander Hawkmoth(Daphnis nerii).


caterpillar, defence, eyes, fake, oleander hawkmoth, daphnis nerii


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  • Russell Couch
    Russell Couchover 2 years ago

    This is just a stunning macro shot nice one !!!!

  • Thanks mate.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Neutro
    Neutroover 2 years ago

    Excellent!!! Very nice camouflage!!!!

  • Rebecca Cozart
    Rebecca Cozartover 2 years ago

    Oh my….very cool…very alien.

  • Thanks Rebecca.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • jesika
    jesikaover 2 years ago

    The aliens are among us. Super image

  • Haha,but a funny looking alien.;)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Lynda Harris
    Lynda Harrisover 2 years ago

    All I can say is WOW!!! Amazing shot!

  • Thanks Lynda.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 2 years ago

    wow now thats close – awesome pic !

  • Thanks Dean>:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • SweetLemon
    SweetLemonover 2 years ago


  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisover 2 years ago

    This image is so good ….

    December 18/2011
    Congratulations Jimmy with your feature!
    Amazing Closeup Features
    Warm Greetings, Jo ;)

  • Thanks Jo.Much appreciated!:)
    Warm greetings to you.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • jonxiv
    jonxivover 2 years ago

    That is an amazing shot! Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • ienemien
    ienemienover 2 years ago

    Congratulations with your Feature

    in Butterflies, Skippers, Moths, & Other Winged Insects

    Warm greetings from Ien

  • Thanks.I appreciate it.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

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