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ARGENTINA. The horrendous worm-snake

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#1    Ligia Cabus

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 05:34 PM

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March 14, 2014
ARGENTINA. In the city of Campo Gallo, Department of Copo, province of Santiago del Estero, dwellers are frightened by the apparition of strange creatures, invertebrates unknown that seem to combine features of worm and snake.

MORE http://brazilweirdne.../wormsnake.html

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 06:30 PM

it looks like a caterpillar! a cute one, too.

great title for thread, by the way


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 08:36 PM

Reminds me a bit of my ex boss.


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 08:46 PM

i like the look of it - does it bite?

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Posted 16 March 2014 - 11:25 AM

Lots of caterpillars have snake camo, just search on "caterpillar snake head".

Eg:

http://www.dailymail...ators-away.html

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Posted 16 March 2014 - 03:08 PM

I appreciate the information. I believe  biologists of city at Argentina fled from the school.
I still prefer not meet personally these worms...


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Posted 16 March 2014 - 03:17 PM

View PostLigia Cabus, on 16 March 2014 - 03:08 PM, said:

I still prefer not meet personally these worms...
They are caterpillars -

http://translate.goo...T3NFa330IQyJcIw

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 04:24 AM

the key thing (apart from checking out still waters link) is to look at the shape and the legs. see those knobbly bits on the underside? those are the legs, and they are definitely the legs of a caterpillar.

i still think the "horrifying" description isn't fair. they're adorable!


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 02:17 PM

Amazing! Arethey from some kind of large hawk moth then??

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 02:20 PM

Pretty cool example of protective coloration...


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 04:19 PM

10 cm of horror. Haha. I smell a B-movie horror film in the making here.

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