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Mar 21, 2014 12:23 AM

Very large cocoon on a tree

Whilst walking in Hertfordshire I found this very large silky and spongy cocoon stuck to an oak tree. It was attached by silk.


I have been thousands of miles walking in the UK but have never seen anything like this:


It was 9 cm tall and 6.5 cm across. Very unusual.


Thanks for any help - I am really intrigued.

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