What you see here is the amazing caterpillar of saturniidae moth. The family Saturniidae includes the largest species of moths which generally feature heavy bodies covered in hair-like scales, lobed wings, reduced mouthparts, and small heads.

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We don’t know for sure why the caterpillars have this extremely intricate appearance. This is how they look like after the metamorphosis:

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