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Tobacco* Hornworm on Tomato Leaf

Tobacco* Hornworm on Tomato Leaf

Since there was nothing left on my eggplant for him to eat, I gently pried him loose and placed him on the foliage that my cut-back tomato plant had produced since everything had been harvested...and here he will live out his life as an ever-growing chubby photo op. *I thought it was a tomato hornworm until I learned the diagonal lines and red horn meant it was the tobacco, rather than tomato, hornworm. Here's more info:

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FujiFilm FinePix F30 Zoom
1/60s f/8.0 at 8.0mm iso400 full exif

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Carol Breton23-Feb-2011 01:17
Wow, superb details on this, Isabel. I can see his eye and the hair on the leaf! ~