How Did A Fuzzy Caterpillar Become A Weather Forecaster? - Farmers' Almanac - Why did folklore pick a woolly bear (or woolly worm) as the weather forecaster? Learn the story behind it, plus see what kind of moth he becomes!
I grew up hearing folks tell me about predicting the weather by looking at the woolly Bear Caterpillar. If you know what a Woolly Bear caterpillar looks like you can thank Dr.
Me, seriously and not wanting to run over them and not thinking what I was asking said to my husband "I wonder why the wooly bear caterpillar has to cross the road?" My husband quickly replies "To get to the other side!