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Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

I have been watching the Black Swallowtail caterpillar on the dill grow since they were first laid as an egg. There were three caterpillars and now only one can be found. The photo below shows one of the caterpillars nine days … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Two in One

Why do these flying creatures begin their lives as wingless, multi mini-legged worm-like caterpillars? Did you ever stop and really wonder about this? Sure we learn as children about metamorphosis, but do you know it is really a complex process that questions the … Continue reading

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