The flannel moth caterpillar doesn't look like flannel, a moth, or a caterpillar. But it sure does look familiar, doesn't it? The insect, found in the Peruvian Amazon, bares a striking resemblance to 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump — or at least, to his infamous hairdo. Trump has long been known for his blonde combover, and this caterpillar — whose scientific name is the Megalopyge opercularis — has bright yellow hairs that has earned it the nickname "the Donald Trump caterpillar."
The Donald Trump Caterpillar
This caterpillar is the best, and everyone says so. The best.
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Written by Curiosity Staff October 17, 2016
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