Aaron Pomerantz, an entomologist, discovered an incredible caterpillar exhibiting bizarre behaviour that involves four strange tentacle-like appendages protruding from its abdomen in the Peruvian Amazon.
- Yelling or shouting at the “Crazy Tentacled Caterpillar” elicits this bizarre behaviour.
The following video presents Crazy Tentacled Caterpillar in Tambopata, Peru:
We found a crazy tentacled caterpillar near the Tambopata Research Center in the Peruvian Amazon. This bizarre organism is the the genus Nematocampa – check it out and see more amazing wildlife at http://www.perunature.com . Video by Aaron Pomerantz, thanks to contributing footage by Steven Senisi of EdTechLens.
See the full story at http://blog.perunature.com/2015/04/we-found-and-yelled-at-crazy-tentacled.html .