10 Dangerously Toxic Caterpillars

Puss Caterpillar

Photo Credit: Geoffdelonge

You might not have thought that picking up that beautiful caterpillar could harm you, but touching certain caterpillars can send you on a trip to the emergency room. For instance, the little guy in the picture above is the most poisonous caterpillar in the United States. The Puss caterpillar will spit acid and is covered with poisonous spines that cause extreme reactions on contact with human skin. To see the remaining 9 caterpillars you should avoid check out this excellent article by EnvironmentalGraffiti.com below.

10 Beautiful But Dangerously Toxic Caterpillars