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Just Briefly, Monarch Caterpillars

I am quite amazed.  It is mid-August now and there continue to be Monarch butterflies laying eggs on the milkweed plants.  My first plant grew enough to have flowers about a month or two ago, there were many eggs which became caterpillars, caterpillars ate absolutely everything on the plants and then disappeared.  159 more words


Monarch Caterpillar Day by Day From Egg to Chrysalis


I collected this egg after seeing the Mama Monarch lay it at Wild Peace Farm on August 2 (Saturday). Now my little baby, who… 111 more words


Look closely … a Monarch caterpillar enjoying some Swamp Milkweed

Waterford, Michigan


Monarch Caterpillar

For three or four years now, we’ve had milkweed planted by the house, which always attracts monarchs. Earlier this week, I noticed a caterpillar happily chewing on the milkweed leaves. 9 more words

Monarch Butterfly-To-Be

It seems as though this has been a long process.  So amazing!  Today I can see Monarch butterfly wings in one of the cocoons in our yard. 35 more words


Raising Monarch Butterflies

I am trying out using Pages in WordPress by documenting the life of a Monarch caterpillar, but I am a bit dubious about whether this is the best way to do it. 148 more words

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Monarch Caterpillar

One of my babies, who is ready to find a place to cocoon. It is not unusual for a caterpillar to leave the host plant and find a sturdier place to cocoon