poo-throwing caterpillars
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Poo-throwing Caterpillars

Yup, you heard us! This one is all about poo-throwing caterpillars … messy little creatures! Some species of caterpillars have a unique “catapulting” mechanism for waste disposal. For example, silver-spotted skipper caterpillars use their blood pressure pump to throw their faecal pellets from an anal “launching pad” up to 1.4 meters away from their nest […]