Virginia residents warned to stay away from venomous caterpillars

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You've seen everything in 2020 You know everything that could come our way. You know, we've had what we have the deal in the killer bees yet the Hornets the Hornet. Well, here come the poison caterpillars. The Virginia Department of Forestry has received multiple reports off the puss Caterpillar, one of the most venomous caterpillars in the United stumps. Hus Puss caterpillars. You shut out. Yeah, they have thick furry coats. And they conceal their venomous spines. Their sting is extremely painful and can cause a rash, vomiting, swollen glands, fever, even death. And puss Puss caterpillars aren't typically seen this far North. Which researchers say could be due to climate change.

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