|By the Way... I Dare You!
Have you ever heard of proccssionary caterpillars? These little creatures move through the trees in long, train like processions. One leads and the others follow, each with its sad eyes half closed and its head snugly filled against the rear extremity of the caterpillar in front of it. They're quite a sight to see! French naturalist Jean Henri Fabre, after hours of patiently experimenting with a line of proccssionary caterpillars, finally enticed them onto the rim of a large flowerpot. He got the first caterpillar in the line to follow the last one, thus forming a complete circle. Mr. Fabre expected them to soon catch on to the trick, get tired of their useless marching and veer off in some new direction. Not so!
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