Subject:  Big hairy orange bug
Geographic location of the bug:  Central Ohio, USA
Date: 12/03/2017
Time: 09:09 PM EDT
Dear Bugman,
We saw this bug while camping in central Ohio several years ago, and can’t find anything like it and are wondering what it is. It crawled along quite like a snail, but left no trail and had no shell. When it moved the leaf-like formations undulated in a wave-like motion.
How you want your letter signed:  Mary Skrenta

Monkey Slug

Dear Mary,
This is a Caterpillar that is commonly called a Monkey Slug.  They should be handled with caution as they are capable of stinging.

Location: Ohio

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