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Monarch Caterpillars.

Danaus plexippus


Several yellow, black, and white striped monarch caterpillars. One caterpillar turned into a bright green chrysalis with metallic gold markings.


Butterfly & Common Milkweed.


This classroom has around 15 locally caught Monarch Caterpillars. As you can see, one of the caterpillars turned into a chrysalis today. This teacher will tag and then release each butterfly once it emerges.

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2013
Submitted on Sep 6, 2013

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