This caterpillar looks like crap

The Asian swallowtail, also known as the 
Chinese or Japanese yellow swallowtail

In another example of "disgusting camouflage," when this caterpillar is a larva, it mimics the look of bird droppings to protect itself from becoming a meal.

National Geographic>>

For a ridiculous application of this principle by homo sapiens, see this>>

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