Photo of the Day 7 May 2008

Green Grappler Moth Caterpillar, Maui, Hawaii, 2003
Photograph by Darlyne Murawski

Sensitive hairs and nerves on the back of the green grappler moth caterpillar detect the slightest touch of prey. Lightning-fast reflexes and six needle-tipped claws spell the end for this termite in Maui, Hawaii.