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Owl Butterfly Caterpillar

Just like the close up of the butterfly eyes, we don't get to see their caterpillars often enough. This is the most amazing one I've ever seen and it constantly shook it's head back and forth as it crawled up my arm.
Monteverde: hummingbirds, orchids and butterflies

December 27th 2018
We started our trip up in the mountains, in the cloud forest at Monteverde. I had heard I could see nine species of hummingbirds in the cloud forest, and that was enough for me. Mom has never objected to a birding trip. There are a couple different roads up to Monteverde, which I didn’t bother to research. I grew up driving old logging roads in Washington and Idaho. However, I will say that part ... read more
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Costa Rican Flag Costa Rica is a Central American success story: since the late 19th century, only two brief periods of violence have marred its democratic development. Although still a largely agricultural country, it has expanded its economy to include strong techn... ... read more
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27th January 2019

Caterpillars
The beauty and variety of little things in Nature also makes me shake my head in wonderment. I have been spending recent months macroing mini-beasts in my Aussie backyard (I live on the edge of a National Park) and discovering incredible critters that constantly make me shake my head in disbelief. This Owl Butterfly caterpillar is a gem indeed.
27th January 2019

Owl Butterfly Caterpillar
I've posted this pic in our "Animals with Character" thread in the Photography Forum. Too intriguing not to share. Check it out.

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