Fun on Friday: Winter and the Woolly Bear

Created with Microsoft Fresh Paint

Fun on Friday

Winter and the Woolly Bear

 

You can call me woolly bear or woolly worm

And if you try to touch me, I won’t squirm.

caterpillar-264825_640

I will roll up in a ball from tail to head

And look like I am really, really dead.

 

I am the larva of a tiger moth named Isabella

And according to legend I’m a forecasting fella.

Will it be snowy and cold? Or rainy and warm?

Will we have a blizzard or a thunderstorm?

 

caterpillar-1572858_640

If I’m mostly black, people say that means

That winter will be making the scene.

 

If I’m mostly brown then people have found

Not much snow will be on the ground.

weeping-willow-3174533_640

Is all this forecasting and predicting true?

I don’t know-I just do what I do.

banner-1090830_640

Maybe someday science will be able to show

That as far as weather goes, I’m in the know.

cloudy-37012_640

Have you found a woolly bear caterpillar this fall?

What coloring did it have?

Read next week’s Tidbit Thursday to find out more scientific facts about the woolly bear caterpillar.

Have a great weekend!

Peace,

Nature Mamaw

All photographs courtesy of Pixabay.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s