Fruit as Backdrop

A dark green-yellow mottled background helps along this photograph of a swallowtail caterpillar’s defensive osmeterium:

Subtle & tasteful.

Scaled up for a larger insect, though, and the fact that I’m using a watermelon for backdrop becomes perhaps a bit too obvious:

A large papaya might have been better.

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