Bug of the Week: Gulf Fritillary Larva

Spring is in full swing here. We went from struggling to find a bug of the week, to having several to choose from.

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Today the tiny caterpillar wins. Can you tell which end is the head? (It is the black dot, which is the head capsule).

The bud it is sitting on will turn into one of these:

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Growing a passion vine is a great way to get to see caterpillars, beautiful gulf fritillary butterflies, and very unusual flowers.

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