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August 6, 2014 / Leslie

Wordless Wednesday: Monarch Caterpillar

Monarch Caterpillar

Almost wordless: In mid-July I began to notice Monarch Butterflies in my wildflower garden. A few days ago I spotted a Monarch Caterpillar on the Milkweed.

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  1. Claire / Aug 6 2014 2:53 am

    How wonderful – never seen one before! Admired the butterflies often…
    My first WW – hello 🙂
    (no.51 on the list)


  2. BermudaOnion / Aug 6 2014 7:57 am

    What beautiful colors!


  3. readerbuzz / Aug 6 2014 9:13 am

    I wonder how long it takes for them to change. Beautiful caterpillar.

    Here’s my Wordless Wednesday.


  4. carin / Aug 6 2014 10:48 am

    A nice reminder of things we take for granted. And a beautiful shot. Cheers.


  5. Literary Feline / Aug 6 2014 11:33 am

    I love the colors on the little guy. Wonderful shot!


  6. Suko / Aug 6 2014 12:32 pm

    Yay! What a cutie! Another fabulous photo. You may see a chrysalis or two before too long.


  7. Mary / Aug 6 2014 1:38 pm

    Love this, Leslie.


  8. Leslie / Aug 6 2014 4:04 pm

    Caterpillar Update: I just went out and checked on the little guy and he has doubled in size and has devoured at least 4 leaves, maybe more. And he has a sibling, another tiny caterpillar appeared.


  9. harvee / Aug 6 2014 4:47 pm

    How marvelous!!


  10. diane / Aug 6 2014 5:49 pm

    He’s pretty stunning. The fuzzy ones give me goose bumps:)


  11. Beth Hoffman / Aug 6 2014 7:22 pm

    I haven’t seen a monarch caterpillar in eons!


  12. roth0003 / Aug 6 2014 7:47 pm

    How beautiful.
    Please share your post at
    Hope to see you soon!


  13. Beth F / Aug 7 2014 11:49 am

    So pretty. Great capture.


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