The Myriad Defenses of Caterpillars: Tales of Woe, Deception, and Wonder
How do you stay alive when you are soft, slow, and countless predators would be happy to eat you? The journey of a caterpillar, from egg to adulthood, is perilous. Connecticut's caterpillars have an arsenal of fascinating adaptations that offers them the ability to survive in a dangerous world, eluding and even frightening off would-be predators. Join Dr. David Wagner from UConn’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and discover the deceitful ploys caterpillars use to dupe predators.
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