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For sale: One fourth-generation Honda Civic hatchback. Slightly faded red exterior paint with lots of squiggly black lines. Includes protective tent-like cover for no additional charge. Located in the Dutch city of Rotterdam in West Holland. Price: cheap. Pests Pets included.

It seems that some rare and unsightly caterpillars have taken up residence in and on this particular Honda Civic hatchback. According to RTV Rijnmond, these pests make an appearance every year in The Netherlands, stripping local trees of their foliage and generally making a nuisance of themselves, though this particular infestation seems particularly severe.

The best part (or worst, depending on your point of view) of this whole story is that the local authorities refuse to do anything about the problem, saying that they'll all just disappear in about four weeks when they turn into moths anyway. Somehow, we bet that's little consolation in the meantime.

[Source:, RTV Rijnmond via Jalopnik]

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