The cutest toxic caterpillars

Caterpillars can definitely but quite cute little critters however with the exemplars mentioned below, the Swiss German word for caterpillar (teufelskatz) correctly names them the “devil’s cat”!
Caterpillars are a great source of protein making them an ideal food for other animals (and humans, but that’ll be another post ;) ), therefore these little animals needed to develop an defense mechanism – poison making them dangerous toxic caterpillars!

Giant-silkworm-moth-caterpillar Saddleback-caterpillar Hag-moth-caterpillar Pine-processionary-caterpillar Hickory-tussock-caterpillar White-cedar-moth-caterpillar

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