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This is a Tussock Moth caterpillar. Many caterpillars of these moths can cause irritation from their "fur" so it's best not to handle these guys too much with your hands.Possibly Dasychira vagans - Variable Tussock Moth. http://bugguide.net/node/view/43242If you want to peruse the rest of the Tussock Moth caterpillars to compare:http://bugguide.net/node/view/43776/bgpa...They are neat caterpillars. Nice spot!
Spotted on Jul 10, 2012 Submitted on Jul 11, 2012
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