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Furry Puss Caterpillar - Cute But Dangerous

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Furry Puss Caterpillar - Cute But Dangerous

 

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.

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