Original Japanese name: Kyatapii
Evolution: Evolves into Metapod
Caterpie has a voracious appetite that compels it to devour leaves bigger than itself without hesitation. Its short feet have suction cups designed to stick to any surface and it tenaciously climbs trees, walls, and slopes to forage. It crawls into foliage where it camouflages itself among leaves that are the same color as its body. It has large, eye-like patterns on its head as a way to frighten off enemies. For protection, or if you touch the red antenna on top of its head, it will release a horrible stench from the antenna. When it grows, it repeatedly sheds its green skin, covers itself with silk, and becomes a cocoon.
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