North America’s Most Venomous Caterpillar On The Rise In Texas

Texas is no stranger to creepy crawlers, but this one harbors a whole new level of danger. Asps are the most toxic caterpillars in North America, and they’re infiltrating one major city in the Lone Star State.

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Have you ever seen an asp? Let us know your thoughts on this outbreak, and read our previous article to learn about another creature taking over Texas: Venomous Snakebites Have Hit An All-Time High In Texas This Year.