Monday, September 17, 2012

A Beautiful Caterpillar

The pictures of this interesting caterpillar were taken on a cloudy morning, from my backyard.
It was swiftly moving from one end to the other of an iron rope (and that's why the photos are a bit blurred!)

A Caterpillar

The images are not magnified, it was almost the same size as seen in these photos.. It is a big one. Isn't it?! Probably the biggest one I have ever seen!


A Caterpillar

And it was getting into the stem of plant.. I think it was in a hurry to go somewhere. I haven't seen any other caterpillar moving in such a speed. 

A Caterpillar

And moving downward the stem.. On the whole I saw it only for for one minute or so.. and then it disappeared somewhere in the greens.

A Caterpillar

I tried to find out the name of the butterfly it grows to become, but couldn't. The pairs of pro-legs (see the pairs on the middle of its body) were three - so I believe it was a caterpillar.  The major butterflies seen here are Crimson Rose, Common Rose, Lemon Pansy, Blue Mormon and some brown species. But I believe this one is none among them. Hope I can get its name later.

22 comments:

  1. made me smile! wonderful photos!

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    1. Thank you! So fast to give the first comment!

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  2. Brilliant photos. And, I don't know the name of it either.

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  3. So beautiful this caterpillar that I am currious what butterfly is coming out of it. I hope you get the change to see it one day.
    Have a great evening Abhinav.

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  4. Whoever he is, he is very pretty!

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  5. Beautiful photos...it will be interesting to see what kind of butterfly comes from this!

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  6. that's a brilliant click ......beautiful caterpillar ever seen in my life :)

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  7. He certainly is a big one!!I've never seen one like this,it's really beautiful.

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  8. Very nice & beautiful, i like your shot.

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  9. Mesmerizing & bewitching !

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  10. A Beauty...it is!

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  11. oooh...those eyes! great shot!

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  13. Really amazed. Wonderful pictures. :)

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  14. beautiful pics.. have u tried uploading them on project Noah?

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  15. Good pictures .. good enough that I instinctively moved back from monitor..

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  16. Abhinav your clicks are amazing-just proves that black can be so beautiful.

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  17. These are beautiful captures!

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  18. Wow.. kinda felt like it as an evolutionary step for eyes..!! Strange indeed..!

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  19. Mesmerizing clicks :)
    The pics do all the speaking in this post.
    Keep posting Abhinav :)

    Regards

    Jay
    http://road-to-sanitarium.blogspot.in/

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