The Squeaking Caterpillar


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This is Rhodinia fugax, an animal sometimes called the Squeaking Silkmoth. That's because when you give it a gentle squeeze, it will sqeak adorably.


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It's a sign that the larvae will emit whenever they're agitated. Here's one squeaking while spinning its cocoon.

-via Nothing to Do with Aborath

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