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#7092693 - 11/19/12 10:53 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: RedRabbit]
jasontx Offline
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Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 245
Loc: South Texas
Originally Posted By: RedRabbit
Nice colorful image. Wonder what comes out of their cocoon? Those spiky knobs look like something one might see on South San Francisco Street here in Flagstaff on a Friday night.

I don't know, hopefully, I can show you if I'm lucky catching him coming out. I went back the next day and found this:

and then two days later:

He/she is still in this condition right now. I have my kids watching it. Hopefully, we'll be lucky enough to see the result of the transformation.
JP

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#7095097 - 11/20/12 04:20 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: EricM]
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Registered: 02/23/02
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Caterpillars come in all shapes, colors, and sizes.
My middle girl found this one in our yard a couple years ago.............
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#7095102 - 11/20/12 04:21 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: jasontx]
raghorn Offline
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Cool bug and picture BTW!
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#7097241 - 11/21/12 09:16 AM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: jasontx]
1minute Offline
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Registered: 01/28/01
Posts: 15195
Loc: Burns/Hines, Oregon, USA
A neat and well armed critter there. Thanks and do let us know what the tranfomation generates.
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#7101524 - 11/22/12 02:15 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: EricM]
wyohunter99 Offline
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Registered: 09/26/10
Posts: 916
Loc: Casper, WY
Thats a very cool pic!
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#7101712 - 11/22/12 03:52 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: wyohunter99]
LouisB Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 1574
Loc: That side of the mississippsi
I could be wrong, but I bet if you brushed bare skin against those spines you would soon regret it.

I brushed against a plain il brown one in the garden one day and started to get pretty severe reactions very quickly. Severe enough I was thinking about how far and time needed to get to a hospital and over the next 30 minutes or so the symptoms lessened.

Brightly colored and with those spines I am thinking "LOOK OUT/DANGER"


Edited by LouisB (11/23/12 11:08 AM)
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#7102725 - 11/22/12 09:07 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: raghorn]
jasontx Offline
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Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 245
Loc: South Texas
Originally Posted By: raghorn
Caterpillars come in all shapes, colors, and sizes.
My middle girl found this one in our yard a couple years ago.............

Awesome photo sir..I've never paid much attn. to them but I will now just to see what kinds of cool close-ups I can get.

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#7102728 - 11/22/12 09:07 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: LouisB]
jasontx Offline
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Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 245
Loc: South Texas
Originally Posted By: LouisB
I could be wrong, but I bet if you brushed bare skin against those spines you would soon regret it

I don't know but they look like youre probably right.

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#7108518 - 11/24/12 06:10 PM Re: Check out the critter by my front door.. [Re: jasontx]
smokinbarrels Offline
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Registered: 12/04/09
Posts: 161
Loc: Illinois
Nice work on the close ups!

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