So cute! Tiger swallowtail develops eyespots!

As the tiger swallowtail caterpillar grows, it is supposed to change from looking like a black-and-white bird dropping to a scary creature to keep predators at bay, but I think it looks adorable with those big fake eyespots! So glad this guy is thriving. His cousins in the photo below him (or her) are busy growing as well. All three of these tiger swallowtail cats spend their time munching and pooping on the leaves of the tulip tree.