Amazonian Bird Chick Mimics Toxic Caterpillar to Avoid Being Eaten (image) University of Chicago Press Journals Share Print E-Mail Caption The top image shows a cinereous mourner nestling (Laniocera hypopyrra). The bottom shows a large, hairy caterpillar from the area (Megalopyge or Podalia sp.) that matches the nestling's plumage characteristics. Credit Top, Santiago David Rivera; bottom, Wendy Valencia Usage Restrictions Image may be reproduced, with proper attribution, to accompany reporting about this research. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.