July 21, 2013

Caterpillar, Borneo

Photograph by Christian Ziegler, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

A lichen-colored caterpillar disappears into its surroundings in Sarawak, Borneo. Staying alive in the tropics, where nearly everything is food for something else, often calls for such trickery to fool a predator's eye.


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15 comments
Jason N.
Jason N.

Probably a caterpillar named

Tanaecia pelea pelea (Malay Viscount)

Lisa T.
Lisa T.

wisst ihr was das ist ??? lach ..... ???

Philomina McCauley
Philomina McCauley

@ghindos hans 

Borneo is the world's third largest island.  It is shared by 3 countries, Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia.  I am from Borneo Malaysia.

Philomina McCauley
Philomina McCauley

@ghindos hans 

Borneo is the world's third largest island and is shared by 3 countries - Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia.  I'm from Malaysia Borneo.


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