Tim Burton's Caterpillar


Walt Disney's Caterpillar

The Caterpillar, aka Absolem, is a supporting character in Alice in Wonderland.



The Caterpillar is seen telling his poem to Alice. It was "How Doth Little Crocodile". Alice later asks her about more, but the caterpillar gets angry and turns into a butterfly. He is later seen near the end of the film.


The caterpillar makes an appearance in the anime adoption of the book. Unlike his appearance in the books, he is female instead.

2010 adaptation

The Caterpillar is named Absolem. He greets him when she goes to Wonderland and is the adviser of Alice. In the Red Castle, he is seen in his cocoon. When Alice leaves England, he is seen as a butterfly.

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