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Douglas-fir Tussock Moth  - Orgyia pseudotsugata

Douglas-fir Tussock Moth - Orgyia pseudotsugata
Colorado Springs - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
July 21, 2013
Size: ~40mm
Collected off a dumpster at work, so wasn't sure what it would eat. It looked similar to this species, so I offered it some Douglas-fir, which it is scarfing down. Hope to rear it to adulthood.

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