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Hairy Caterpillars: Cuddly or Dangerous?

We are blessed to live in a world where fuzzy caterpillars exist. Looking like little bundles of fur, are these critters as utterly harmless as they appear to be, or are they hiding something far more sinister under their dazzling coats?

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Post Labor Day Festivals Predict the Weather?

The Wooly Worm Festival has several versions scattered across the U.S.. WWF takes place in towns such as Banner Elk, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Camargo, Illinois.

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Can Woolly Worms Really Predict the Winter?

In the American Northeast, it is believed that if the woolly worm has more brown on its body than black, it will be a fair winter. If the woolly worm has more black than brown, the winter will be harsh.