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These caterpillars have tufts of long, soft, fuzzy hair all over their bodies but they also have shorter spiny hairs that can cause a mild allergic reaction in some people when they come in contact with skin. The most interesting characteristic are the two antenna like tufts of hair protruding from its head.
This caterpillar lives in coniferous forests in Oregon and consumes mostly the foliage of the Douglas fir tree.
My niece found this fuzzy little guy while camping at Lost Lake in Hood River, Oregon.