Ever had an in-your-face encounter with a caterpillar? Photographer Darlyne Murawski came eye-to-eye with a spiny caterpillar in Costa Ricaand was severely stung by the harmless looking creepy-crawly. That picture is one of many close-ups illustrated in Face to Face with Caterpillars. Readers will witness the caterpiller's metamorphosis from pupa to butterfly, see the snake-like defenses of some poisonous species, learn how to find and photograph caterpillars, and learn how to help preserve their habitats.
About the Series Let the experts at National Geographic take you out of the library, out of the zoo, and into the wild! Go behind the scenes with the people who research and photograph wild animals. This series puts you right in the action and offers practical advice, a reference section, glossary, and activities that encourage participation.