Tag Archives: Monarch butterflies

Small Miracles of Great Beauty

This morning when I went to check on the butterfly pupae that are hanging from a Christmas cactus on the room divider just beside my back door, I discovered that a butterfly had emerged. Usually the emerging butterfly grasps and … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Saga, Part 2

I was so pleased when the caterpillar I’d rescued from the toxic plant did manage to form his J and then successfully pupate. I’d taken photos of those stages, but when I tried to transfer them from my digital camera … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Catastrophe

Something different today. On my website I’ve posted that a sometime hobby of mine is raising monarch butterflies. This year I haven’t done it because several months ago I started seeing a lot of monarchs around and laying their eggs … Continue reading

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