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Monarch Butterfly

Danaus plexippus

Notes:

Saw several Monarch caterpillars munching on milkweed in our backyard a couple weeks ago. Spotted this chrysalis and have been keeping an eye on it. Found the chrysalis on the ground a few days ago so brought it inside and rigged up a temporary home. The monarch emerged this morning so we're giving it plenty of time to dry its wings before releasing it into our garden later today. Very exciting!

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2 Comments

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

picture 4 is extraordinary!!

Welcome to Project Noah JudyBluderWohlt
Nice first spotting,congrats and thanks for sharing
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JudyBluderWohlt
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JudyBluderWohlt

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2015
Submitted on Sep 23, 2015

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