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could you identify this thing?
Could you identify this bug for me? It was found a few days ago in San Antonio, TX. Thanks.
James Nguyen

Hi James,
This is a Gaudy Sphinx Moth Caterpillar, Eumorpha labruscae. The caterpillar is a very effective snake mimic. The shape of the head and the illusion of eyespots help keep this species from becoming bird food.

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