Buff Tip Caterpillar

One of the July entries in this blog made reference to the shortage of rainfall that combined with the high temperatures being experienced at the time, forced many younger trees to shed some of their leaves prematurely.

Trees lining the Brook fared better-and as they are usually well supplied with water, they kept their leaves, and in turn attracted these buff-tipped caterpillars(arrowed) which happily fed on leaves, providing them with both with nourishment and water.

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