Beautiful Tent Caterpillars

It’s the time of year when tent caterpillars are in their glory, making art out of the choke cherries in the roadside ditches, along the walking trails, and in the creek beds running down through the sagebrush. They are looked on as pests, but I think they are exquisitely beautiful. In their honour, I share them with you. If you click on any image, a larger image will open up.

Pretty amazing, eh!

6 thoughts on “Beautiful Tent Caterpillars

  1. They may do amazing things to the light, but they are loathsome creatures and very damaging to trees. Just wait until some of them, in a “good” year, infest the exterior of your house and then drop into your hair and down your collar. Ugh!

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