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Wooly Bear Caterpillar Cocoon

Wooly Bear Caterpillar Cocoon
Fort McMurray, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada
August 26, 2011
Size: ~15mm
I found this wooly bear caterpillar crawling on the sidewalk on my way to work the other day, so I put it in one of my collection jars to photograph for later. The next morning though, I found this attached to the lid of the container :)

Obviously some kind of Tiger Moth, but we'll have to wait and see what kind when it completes it's metamorphosis. The caterpillar looked very similar to this:

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