Friday, November 09, 2012

Stock up on firewood. Maybe.

Woolly Caterpillar
Found this sucker in my dog run this morning.  He was huge.  This picture does NOT do him justice, but he was as wide around as my thumb and longer than the length of my palm.  I've heard that the woolly caterpillar can be used to predict the weather, but I think the wives tale has to do more with the brown bands that some of them have around the middle than simply the size of the speciman.  Although, if size does matter, this fuzzy guy is the kind of caterpillar that nightmares are made out of.
In other words, if this winter winds up being a doozy, don't say I didn't warn you...

1 comment:

That corgi :) said...

It is a big one! I'm thinking it got on your dog when your dog was rolling around outside?