they looks like gypsy moth caterpillars we occasionally get hammered with in Pennsylvaniai entirely forgot about this little surprise glassing partner i found right next to my sittin rock last spring scouting a mule deer spot.
i seem to recall how amazing it was that my eyes were so quickly drawn to it without me even realizing why. that red spot.... it was like you could see it from a mile away. it's like my brain saw it and said get away before i actually realized why or what it was. some deep ancient biological stuff going on there.
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she was hanging out right under these tent caterpillars, no wonder she was so fat
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