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Its Nearly Ready | by aussiegall
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Its Nearly Ready

A couple of weeks ago I found a bush full of Monarch butterfly caterpillars and this chrysalis, I carefully took the branch from the bush and have been keeping it safe and sound and watching the amazing changes. When I first got it it was a gorgeous green with gold lines and spots over the last couple of days the chrysalis has become more and more translucent and I can see the butterfly through it now. Im hoping to be able to take photos of the whole process of it hatching out drying its wings and then releasing it back into the wild so the process starts all over again. Stay tuned and keep your fingers crossed

IT HATCHED THIS AFTERNOON. I will post photos tonight

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Taken on May 7, 2012