I found this in my garden yesterday:


It was really camouflaged in the curly leaf parsley. After a little Google action I found out that this is a caterpillar in the last instar stage of becoming a swallowtail butterfly.

Have I mentioned that I have a huge fear of butterflies and they creep me out? Don't worry, I didn't kill him (obviously my mom wanted me to kill it, as she is made of pure evil). I transferred him to a stick and then to another part of the garden because I didn't want him to eat all my parsley.

P.S. My mom watered him by accident, hence the dew drops on his back.

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