2014 Photo-a-Day - mrsjanj

July 25 - A Successful Launch...This is one of the butterflies we have been able to track from caterpillar on our milkweed, to pupa (we actually watched this one shed it's caterpillar skin and form a chrysalis), the stages of the chrysalis, and today a beautiful Monarch Butterfly. Though it emerged from the chrysalis while we were at the store, it hung around on the same milkweed plant so we could watch it's maiden flight. Still one chrysalis to go, plus a new batch of baby caterpillars on the milkweed. I'm a happy camper!