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Small fat caterpillar.
Acherontia atropos occurs throughout the Middle East and the Mediterranean region and much of Africa down to the southern tip.
It has the ability to emit a loud squeak if irritated. It's sound is produced by expelling air from its proboscis.
Spotted on Apr 20, 2017
Submitted on Apr 20, 2017