Processionary pine caterpillar seasons starts this month

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 06-01-2021 18:00:00 · 0 Comments

The insects are highly dangerous to small children and animals

The processionary pine caterpillar season starts this month. Depending on weather conditions, the toxic, hairy caterpillars which inhabit pine trees usually climb down them and onto the ground between January and April. The insects are highly dangerous to small children and animals and can cause serious allergic reactions. Symptoms include swelling, itchy rashes and trouble breathing.



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