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FURRY PUSS CATERPILLARS
Months after the Asian giant hornet — a vicious predatory insect popularly dubbed the ‘murder hornet’ — was first spotted in the US state of Washington, health officials in Virginia are now warning residents to watch out for another dangerous critter — the highly venomous furry puss caterpillar.
- The furry puss caterpillar, named after the far less vicious house cat, is essentially a southern flannel moth in its larva stage.
- According to experts, after metamorphosis, the insect no longer poses a threat.
- Closely resembling