GoGardenNews - Items of gardening and ecological interest — furry puss caterpillar
Posted by Staff of goGardenNow on
It's oh-so-cute, but oh-so-dangerous - the Southern Flannel moth (Megalopyge opercularis), especially in its caterpillar form. The caterpillar looks kind of like a little pussycat, but it is not to be touched. The soft hair hides venomous spines.