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10 Beautiful But Dangerously Toxic Caterpillars

By tonyleather


People who are unfortunate enough to touch one of these bag shelter caterpillars can suffer bleeding both external and internal because the venom is highly anti-coagulant. The caterpillars defend themselves with bristles attached to venom glands. The chemicals within the poison produced by the South American Silk Moth are potent enough that a human can easily bleed to death if affected by them.