Imperial Moth caterpillar

Check out this squishy baby I met today! Gif above, non-gifs below:

This is an Imperial Moth caterpillar! They grow up into these:


The caterpillars were brought in for show and tell at the Austin Butterfly Forum meeting tonight. So happy I got to meet them! The adult stopped by my house for a visit a month or so ago.

October 22, 2018