Wednesday, October 7

Monarchs To Be?


When you plant milkweed as Janet did in the spring, you may find caterpillars, as Janet did this morning.


We counted five striped slinkies munching on milkweed this morning and they seem to match the pictures on the Monarch website.



We should have looked for eggs (as Douglass would). But now we'll keep an eye out for chrysalises.



This fellow has on a different uniform.  Maybe it has not yet grown into the more vivid stripes.

1 comment:

  1. Sadly, the caterpillars disappeared without a trace. I fear they were eaten by birds but I also wonder if they ran out of nourishment. They stripped the milkweed down to the stems.

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