The temperatures in Texas are set to begin heating up soon.

We've all been enjoying the cooler air in the Lone Star State recently. When it's easier to walk around the state, we notice that certain animals aren't around. If the climate isn't suitable for a creature, it will disappear for a bit, searching for that perfect place to stay.

But, that doesn't mean they'll be gone forever of course. When Texas warms back up, that animal will gladly return once again. Problem is, that critter might be more harmful that one would expect.

How do we know? Well, social media has revealed how something simple as very tiny insect could hurt way more than one would expect.

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Wait, This Animal In Texas Could Harm You Pretty Bad?

It's hard to believe, but small insects biting you could result in them leaving some pretty unbelievable bite marks. Take for example this post to social media, where a caterpillar left an individual with these:

Comments on the post have revealed that this very big insect in none other than a Buck Moth Caterpillar. Per  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, it is also known as the stinging caterpillar. Further data reveals that the stings are poisonous to humans, so much so that it cause one to seek medical help, as shown in the post above.

If one believes they have seen said caterpillar, there are details to help identify it here. Be safe Texas!

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