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A plasticine caterpillar glistens with moisture while awaiting potential predator attacks in the forest of Tai Po Kau, Hong Kong. Chung Yun Tak/Science hide caption

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Scientists Glued Fake Caterpillars On Plants Worldwide. Here's What Happened

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A fall armyworm — actually a caterpillar — takes a bite out of corn and other crops. Jayne Crozier/Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International hide caption

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It Came From The Americas — And It's Bad News For Africa

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A Caterpillar excavator operates on a construction site in Miami Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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When Caterpillar Leaves Peoria, What Will Become Of The Town?

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