Caterpillar making hair cocoon

Caterpillar making hair cocoon

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Credit: MELVYN YEO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Caterpillar preparing cocoon using hair from its own body. Caterpillars of many species construct cocoons around themselves for protection as they pupate and undergo metamorphosis.

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