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Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar

Earlier this year, I recieved a few Milkweed seeds from a local insectarium. I really wanted to help Monarch butterflies out a bit. After planting and a couple months of growth, I stumbled upon a total of thirteen caterpillars nibbling away at the leaves, until only stalks of green were left. This photo shows one of the 2 week old caterpillars.

TAGS: Milkweed, New Jersey

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Mapleshade, New Jersey, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Emma Applegate.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 29
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 3, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
Camera Make: samsung
Camera Model: SAMSUNG-SM-G920A
Focal Length: 4.3mm
Shutter Speed: 1/120
Aperture: f1.9
ISO: ISO50
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PHOTO LOCATION MapleShade, New Jersey, United States of America