Extreme measures to protect their hard-earned dinner from predators

Published on August 31st, 2012 | by FunnyDoom Stuff




Thousands of moth larvae weave giant web over shrubbery to protect themselves and more importantly, their food, from predators
These hungry caterpillars have come up with their own ingenious method - creating a giant web to cocoon their chosen feeding plants.
These incredible images show an astonishing 20ft by 5ft wide web spun by thousands of Ermine Moth caterpillars on a bush opposite Belmarsh Prison in south east London in the space of just two weeks.

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