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Caterpillars pitch tents in sci-fi-like numbers

Caterpillars pitch tents in sci-fi-like numbers

There's a population explosion of tent-building caterpillars in trees of the higher mountains of Southern Arizona, like this one in the Catalinas.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Caterpillars pitch tents in sci-fi-like numbers

Caterpillars pitch tents in sci-fi-like numbers

A "population explosion" of tent caterpillars - which spin slightly creepy-looking shelters on tree limbs - has left some mountain areas looking "almost like a science-fiction movie," scientists say.

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