Eastern Tent Caterpillar on Indian Strawberry

An Eastern Tent Caterpillar, walking across some Indian Strawberry plants:

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This little guy was not a very willing participant in my nature photography.

He kept moving the entire time.

Eastern Tent Caterpillar

This is fairly common around here.  It is the Eastern Tent Caterpillar (Malacosoma Americanum).

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Close-up:

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They live in nests like these in trees:

Click here for a link to a Wikipedia article on them if you would like to learn more.

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