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woolly bear

Pyrrharctia isabella

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EricEllison 7 years ago

well myth and truth lol. wooly bears are fine. they might nibble on your hand, but there are some caterpillars that will ruin your day so i wouldnt touch if you're not sure.

Eva Varga
Eva Varga 7 years ago

I'd vote, myth. I grew up playing with these little guys and my kiddos play with them now. No itches here! :)

chebeagueschool 7 years ago

Eric, is it a myth that if you touch a wooly bear you will itch??

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Rockford, Illinois, USA

Lat: 42.27, Long: -89.09

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

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