Fun Facts of the Week 11/30-12/4

Fun Facts of the Week 11/30-12/4

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By Marissa Vrba, Staff Writer

  1. A caterpillar’s first meal is usually its eggshell.
  2. A caterpillar has as many as 4,000 muscles in its body.
  3. Caterpillars have 12 eyes.
  4. Many caterpillars use the toxins from their host plants to their own advantage.
  5. Caterpillars produce silk.