Wolly woem ??

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  1. APPway

    APPway Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Hi
    Been seeing alot of wooly worms the last few days. And I can't remember the wifes Tale about the amount of color does anyone Remember what it was?
    It had to do with the amout of black or orange. I Think
    Thanks

    APPway
     
  2. Dubai Vol

    Dubai Vol Well-Known Member

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    They say the wooly worms predict the winter. More black than brown means a cold winter, more brown means a mild winter.

    My uncle always claimed he saw a bald wooly worm crawling north!

    Another good one: In the fall, put a rock in a jar every foggy morning. In the winter, take a rock out of the jar every time it snows. When the jar is empty, winter is over!
     

  3. rufus

    rufus Well-Known Member

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    I have heard the winter predictions by the color of the bear but I saw one last week that honest to God was White! Not albino, the body was dark but the "fur" was white....never saw that before. Anything on what that indicates for winter? :shrug:
     
  4. Bearfootfarm

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    Thats one of those rare Wooly Polar Bears :)
     
  5. TexasArtist

    TexasArtist Well-Known Member

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    your bear saw a ghost!!!! :eek: :eek: :eek: :nana:


    as for the other. I don't have wooly worms in my area so I go by the katydid. I've seen 4 and all have been brown or turning brown. Better get that firewood going.
     
  6. NYSaanen

    NYSaanen Well-Known Member

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    The barn will weather the winter fine with the new coat of paint that the bear crawled through! :p