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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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