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Nature Study: Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

We found this guy eating carrot leaves, which are apparently one of its favorite foods.  He appears to be fully grown:

BlackSwallowtail

Sadly, we didn’t get to see the beautiful butterfly this caterpillar turned into, but you can see a picture of the butterfly and read more about its lifecycle here:

http://www.pbase.com/rcm1840/lifecycleofblsw

 

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