Whiskers (Nature Challenge)

Challenge #169 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge show us interesting and unusual whiskers to be found in the animal world. Whiskers, (facial hair) on large or small animals, birds, fish and marine creatures. I am also accepting the whisker-like appendages on the faces of insects, spiders, caterpillars. Please, NO photos of whiskers on humans, or domestic pets. Macro and close-up photos welcome. Size of entry: 1,600px on the longer side.
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The Drinker!
by maybrit
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The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria) caterpillar is most frequently found in marshy places, fens and riversides but may also be seen in drier, grassy areas It evolves into a nocturnal flying moth, seen in July and August. Male moths especially, are attracted to light, possibly this happens at the caterpillar stage too?
Submitted: Monday, 21st September, 2015 21:21 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 20th May, 2015
Focal length: 250 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 500
Notes: Cropped, resized and minimal enhancement.
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