Friday, November 08, 2013
Wooly Bear Caterpillar
The wooly bear caterpillar is the larval stage of the Isabella tiger moth (Pyrrharctia isabella). His body consists of thirteen distinct segments and, according to folklore, the more reddish brown segments there are, the milder the coming winter. While this little guy seems to be forecasting a mild winter, human weather prognosticators are predicting the opposite. I'm rooting for the caterpillar!