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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) discovered by Elijah (#10581)

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Sighting Info

Observed: August 23, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Posted on: September 1, 2018 @ 5:03 PM (diff: 9 days)
Comments:
This swallowtail caterpillar was found crawling on a road. It tucked its head down and was bobbing back and forth to mimic a snake (picture 1), but for some unknown reason did not protrude its osmeterium (a yellow, odourous, forked organ, designed similar to a snake's forked tongue).

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