Woolly bear caterpillar

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Woolly Bear Caterpillar
Habitat:Deciduous trees
Description:Completely covered with soft, bushy hairs, this yellow and black striped

caterpillar sports beady black eyes that remain almost hidden by its thick, wooly coat. Its body measures approximately two thums in length, and it moves by stretching its muscular body and contracting suddenly to inch forward. The coloration of its thick hairs form a bright yellow band surrounded by sooty black. Four small, black spots decorate its belly, and its tiny feet sports sticky, circular pads.


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