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Caterpillar superheroes, part 2 July 29, 2016

Posted by stinawp in Uncategorized.
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Caterpillars have hydrostatic skeletons, kind of like water beds. The big disadvantage to this is that if they spring a leak, it’s usually fatal. But one big advantage is that they can contract their entire bodies at once. This can lead to pretty impressive feats of strength:

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