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Monarch Caterpillar

Danaus plexippus

Description:

Habitat:

Milkweed

Notes:

As an official Monarch Watch Monarch Weigh Station, Goodell Gardens (where sighting occurred) collects the caterpillars and keeps them in an aquarium until they have undergone the metamorphosis. The butterflies are then tagged and released.

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Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2011
Submitted on Jul 5, 2011

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