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brown tail tussock moth caterpillar


brown tail tussock moth caterpillar

this caterpillar is not a nice one if you see it leave it alone it can cause sickness and skin rashes even induce an asthma attacks.. found this in my garden, i didn't think it had made it this far down yet...



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lovely looking but by description not nice to touch then - great pic anyhow

28 Jun, 2011

 

Thanks Paul,

28 Jun, 2011

 

Well caught Sl. Not a very nice thing to have around though.

29 Jun, 2011

 

Thanks HB, that's right i had to warn my 2 girls not to touch it as they like that sort of thing..

29 Jun, 2011

 

When they do nature at school they like to touch everything don't they.

29 Jun, 2011

 

yes that's right, my two love to sit by the pond and watch the wildlife there.. even pick up frogs !

29 Jun, 2011

 

Great shot and finger print lol I shall be wary.

29 Jun, 2011

 

Lol :-))

30 Jun, 2011

 

:o))

30 Jun, 2011



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