Watch out woolly bears!

Black and brown caterpillar crawling across a gravel trail

Saw all kinds of woolly bear caterpillars on the trail while biking the other day. It was a challenge to avoid running them over! This one had a pretty wide rusty-brown band, so if one believes the folklore, it should be a mild winter in southern Wisconsin.

Black and brown caterpillar on a gravel recreational trail that leads off into the background