Moth caterpillar

Explore the incredible world of moth caterpillars, from their unique appearance to their fascinating life cycle. Get inspired by stunning photos and learn how to identify different species.
Some species of caterpillar have 4,000 muscles in their body. Compare  that to the human muscular system, which is made up of only 639. It’s  not unusual for insects to have more muscles than humans; grasshoppers  have about 900.   Still, why do caterpillars have so many more  muscles? It’s for a unique form of transportation. Caterpillars use all  of their muscles to move, but not in the same way that we do. They  contract their body muscles, forcing their internal organs forward. When  cate... Bugs And Insects, Nature, Arthropods, Beautiful Bugs, Critter, Creepy Crawlies, Moth Caterpillar, Smol, Beautiful Birds

Some species of caterpillar have 4,000 muscles in their body. Compare that to the human muscular system, which is made up of only 639. It’s not unusual for insects to have more muscles than humans; grasshoppers have about 900. Still, why do caterpillars have so many more muscles? It’s for a unique form of transportation. Caterpillars use all of their muscles to move, but not in the same way that we do. They contract their body muscles, forcing their internal organs forward. When caterpillars…

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