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Banded Wooly Bear

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark debunk the myth of banded wooly bears as meteorological prognosticators and explore the Wooly Bear's ability to keep from freezing in winter. Note that "wooly" is the American spelling. In Britain it is spelled “woolly.”

Key words: banded wooly bear, banded woolly bear, wooly worm, tiger moth

Photo: Banded wooly bear, Pyrrharctica isabella