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Caterpillar

This is a discussion on Caterpillar within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; While I was helping doing the mom's garden, I found this hairy beauty:...

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    While I was helping doing the mom's garden, I found this hairy beauty:
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    how nice!
    just beware of the hairs, can be nasty!

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    Is this one of those that sting with the fine hairs or a friendly one? Cute either way.

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    Nice close-up shot Branka.

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    I had a bad experience while I was in the jungle, suddenly I had severe chest pain on my chest then I was investigated noted the big huge caterpillar with hairy body pricking my chest, the pain was terrible lasting almost about 2 hour, I'm really suffered at that time luckily was not collapsed. Watch up.... get away from this beautiful creatures.

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    Its appearance is strongly attracted my attention, but I know such creatures covered in barbed hairs can cause prolonged skin irritation so it is better watching them from a distance and it's best to avoid handling them.
    I wonder in what this caterpillar transformed, some kind a moth or butterfly...

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