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Monarch Butterfly

Danaus plexippus


It flew by my backyard and deposited some of its eggs on my milkweed plants! It seemed a little worn out and faded, so it must've traveled far. (Or is just old.)


I raised the eggs at home and eventually released the newly hatched monarchs into the wild! I documented the life cycle here:

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1 Comment

rururury 3 years ago

I love monarch butterflies!

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Mountain View, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 14, 2016
Submitted on May 15, 2017

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