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Woolly Bear Catepillar

Pyrrharctia isabella

Description:

This wooly bear Catepillar that was found in Elk Neck on a family camping trip a couple weeks ago once again spotted by my father.

Habitat:

These catepillars are RARE to find during the fall because they hibernate during the winter under something that can sustain their warmth. They then form a cacoon when spring comes around. These catepillars then turn into very cool Isabella tiger moths!


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Maryland, USA

Lat: 39.51, Long: -75.95

Spotted on Oct 10, 2012
Submitted on Oct 28, 2012

Spotted for mission

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