Posted on August 27, 2016 by zorazebic — 2 CommentsHickory Tussock moth caterpillar Despite Hoax-Slayer advising this miniature creature is not a real threat, I’m happy I was not enchanted enough to touch the fluffy little blob! © Zora Zebic 2016 Share this:TwitterFacebookPrintLike this:Like Loading... Post navigationPrevious post: The flip sidesNext post: Images of love 2 thoughts on “Hickory Tussock moth caterpillar” MickETalbot August 27, 2016 You did well not to touch, the hairs cause itchy rashes (contact dermatitis) in many people, particularly those prone to allergies. They are microscopically barbed and may cause serious medical complications if they are transferred from the hands to the eyes. You did well to spot it from head height, looks well camouflaged, nice capture. Loading... Log in to Reply zorazebic August 27, 2016 Great info to know. Thanks! Loading... Log in to Reply You must log in to post a comment.