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Close-ups Of Caterpillar 'Feet' (12 Pics)

Stop the presses, who in this universe would have thought that caterpillars have such cute feet? 

Not us, that's for sure! There's so much beauty in some insects (sorry roaches, we're just not ready for you yet), and sometimes that beauty isn't really noticeable to us at first. Then you see it in a new light, a fresh perspective, and all of sudden you're thinking the impossible --- bugs can be cute! Like, those tiny tarantula paws! Those were awwdorable!

The 'feet' seen down below are known as the caterpillar's 'prolegs,' "small, fleshy, stub structure found on the ventral surface of the abdomen of most larval forms of insects of the order Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)."

Well, like we said about the roaches, maybe not ALL bugs but definitely caterpillars and definitely their little feet! 

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Polite Blue Tobacco Hornworn Won't Pupate, Only Wants Noms (Tweets)

Meet the Dr Manhattan of Caterpillars! This big guy is a Blue Tobacco Hornworn, and a big one! 

His owner, Twitter user @stringmousey shared some adorable pics of the big fella claiming he won't pupate -- only eat. 

Not that we can blame him, food is delicious and all we think about. The tweet went viral due to the massive size of the caterpillar but also because one of the images looks so polite that everyone had something to say! And those who didn't know what to say drew instead. 

Check out the fun thread below! 


caterpillar pupate funny tweets noms food lol chonky blue tobacco hornworm | stringmouse @stringmousey This dude does not want pupate think he's enjoying being caterpillar too much. All he wants do is eat and he's gotten enormous. 6:52 PM Apr 14, 2020 Twitter iPhone 30.7K Retweets 218.1K Likes
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21 Stunning Caterpillars That Won't Leave You Grossed Out But In Awe

Okay, let's face it - most bugs are icky and scary. That's a fact. However, these caterpillars are so breathtakingly stunning, it's nearly impossible to feel grossed out when looking at them. 

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