It’s shaped like a caterpillar. It’s colored like a caterpillar. It even has what appear to be spines running along its back, a feature common in many species of caterpillars. But this is no caterpillar.
In fact this picture represents nine European Bee-eater scrammed together on a single branch. Their resemblance to the larval form of butterflies The photographer José Luis Rodríguez named the photograph Oruga de Plumas, which translates to “caterpillar of feathers.”
Via [io9] & [Neatorama]
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