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Spiky caterpillar

Posted by Julia Hahne,
North Country explorer from Simsbury, CT
September 3, 2023

I think this was a spiny oak-slug moth caterpillar. It was really beautiful, I can't recall ever seeing another caterpillar that looked like this before.