Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Wooly Bear Winter

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Wooly bears. Wooly bears everywhere. Every 20 feet, a wooly bear crossing the path. I had never seen so many wooly bears on one hike. Each and every wooly bear off to seek a safe place to wait out the coming winter before making the big transformation in the spring - the transformation to adult moth. What kind of winter are they hoping for...