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Monarch Caterpillar

Posted on Sep 6, 2015

Monarch Caterpillar

Here we have a case of the disappearing leaf. The culprit is not too hard to find, and easy enough to identify. This Monarch butterfly caterpillar (Danaus plexippus) is chowing down on swamp milkweed leaves in the bright afternoon sun. Sensational!

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