Why do caterpillars wiggle when screamed at?

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Why do caterpillars wiggle when screamed at?

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Why are you screaming at caterpillars?

It’s an intimidating display. Loud noises they associate with predators, especially parasitic insects. They’re trying to scare you off.

I mean if a being over 500x your size and intellect bellowed at over 108482028480x your loudest possible volume you’d wiggle too