I was so excited to spot this Elephant Hawk Moth Caterpillar in the narrow border around my wildlife pond in my old garden. These caterpillars feed on Rosebay Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium), other willowherbs, bedstraws (Galium), Enchanter’s Nightshade (Circaea lutetiana), and Fuchsias.

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