Bizarre Behaviour of “Crazy Tentacled Caterpillar” in Peruvian Amazon: Video

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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 . Video by Aaron Pomerantz, thanks to contributing footage by Steven Senisi of EdTechLens.

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