Jan 16 , 2019
That cute little crawler may not be as cuddly as you think. “They may have defensive and offensive mechanisms that allow them to survive in the wild,” says Sydney Crawley, a public health entomologist and consultant for Scotts Miracle-Gro. “For example, some very pretty, seemingly innocuous caterpillars have urticating hairs that contain poison that may pierce the skin and cause pain and other adverse reactions. If you are not familiar with an insect, it is best to leave it alone.” Watch out for these 10 dangerous bugs this summer!