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Paul Cherubini wrote:The dark caterpillar looks sick to me - notice the 2 front and rear filaments have a limp rather than erect look to them which is not normal. The caterpillars can take the outdoor heat. It was 96 degrees yesturday in the shade when I took this video and even hotter on the exposed milkweed plant this caterpillar was feasting on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i-19BCH31Q
And last August I took these videos of caterpillars feeding in the sun at a time in the afternoon when it was 106 in the shade:
Mona Miller wrote: Don't assume something is sick or going to be crippled until it happens?
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