fox moth caterpillar

fox moth caterpillar

Observation - fox moth caterpillar - UK and Ireland. Description: Found this beautiful caterpillar while walking my dogs. Looked it up when I got home and am pretty sure its a fox moth caterpillar. Quite surprised its still around so late in the year. Is this normal?

Found this beautiful caterpillar while walking my dogs. Looked it up when I got home and am pretty sure its a fox moth caterpillar. Quite surprised its still around so late in the year. Is this normal?