We think s/he may have just finished that smoke.

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This big ol' caterpillar was crossing our parking lot yesterday afternoon.  We're told it's a white-lined sphinx moth caterpillar.  (Please correct us if you believe that's inaccurate.)  We thought it might have been searching for a mushroom to sit on while puffing on a hookah. (Don't correct us if you think that's inaccurate.)
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LOOK: Stunning animal photos from around the world

From grazing Tibetan antelope to migrating monarch butterflies, these 50 photos of wildlife around the world capture the staggering grace of the animal kingdom. The forthcoming gallery runs sequentially from air to land to water, and focuses on birds, land mammals, aquatic life, and insects as they work in pairs or groups, or sometimes all on their own.