Monarch Caterpillar

The head end has longer horns.  Who knew?
The head end has longer horns. Who knew?
A monarch caterpillar feeds on Butterfly weed in August. I was surprised to see that they were eating the flowers, not just the leaves!
A monarch caterpillar feeds on Butterfly weed in August. I was surprised to see that they were eating the flowers, not just the leaves!

 

A Monarch Caterpillar
A Monarch Caterpillar
Milkweed and Monarchs
Common Milkweed plays host to an entire community of insects. Here is the monarch caterpillar and a newly emerging butterfly.
Monarch Buttefly
Monarch butterfly

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