Papilio polytes. This young swallowtail butterfly caterpillar...
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Image #cld07061801
SpeciesPapilio polytes
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThis young swallowtail butterfly caterpillar avoids predation by appearing unappealingly similar to a bird dropping. 
Keywordsbird | borneo | butterflies | butterfly | camouflage | caterpillar | defense | dropping | insect | larvae | lepidoptera | mimic | mimicry | papilionidae | scat | swallowtail

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