There were a bunch of them at the motel I was staying in SE Houston, they were so different from any other caterpillar I've seen before.
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CLOSED: What is this caterpillar?
This is a tussock moth caterpillar in the genus Orgyia; likely Orgyia detrita, the fir tussock moth. See https://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/Creatures/URBAN/MEDICAL/tussock_moths.htm for details.