Monarch Butterflies

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away someone introduced me to raising monarch butterflies. They continue to fascinate me.

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This beautiful little lady is hanging on to the top of the leaf as she deposits an egg under it.

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This is the egg under the leaf. Soon a caterpillar will emerge and start devouring the milkweed leaf it was born on…and a few more too as it matures.

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This caterpillar is almost fully mature and is still devouring milkweed leaves.

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