These Fuzzy Bugs Might Look Cute, But You’d Really Regret Touching One

Many people think that bugs can’t threaten humans. After all, we can usually just step on them if they become a problem. But don’t let their small size fool you, because bugs can pack a seriously painful punch.

Take this fuzzy caterpillar, for example. It may look innocent enough, but if you touch it, you could be in for a world of pain.

The hickory tussock moth is commonly found on the eastern half of North America.


If you come into contact with one of these little guys, you could find yourself suffering from a massive rash. According to people who have fallen victim to these unassuming bugs, the experience is pretty painful.

And if you get any of these hairs near your eyes, things could get ugly.

You don’t want to end up like this guy’s son:

(via UWM / WPXI)

If you know what’s good for you, you’ll avoid these things like the plague. Don’t let their cuteness fool you.

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