Stinging Caterpillars of the United States

28 May 2011

Animal, vegetable or mineral? In fact the creature above is the caterpillar of the White Flannel moth. Below all that 'fur' is a caterpillar but one which, when it feels threatened, will sting. Stinging caterpillars are, in fact, more common than you might expect. Click on the links and take a walk on the wild side to our sibling site the Ark in Space!


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