Monday, May 21, 2018

monday moment

Found this hitchhiker: he looks like a bit of a punk. Who knows how far he's traveled? I gave him a lift and left him at the nearest oak tree.

Western tussock moth caterpillar, hitching a ride…


  1. We have lots of those here, but they give most people an allergic reaction, so I flick them off with a stick and try to avoid them. They are very cool looking though.

    1. I've heard that, but I've never had any issue! When I was a kid I'd collect them in a jar and play with them, collecting new sticks and feeding them. They're so alien looking!