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Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar(Danaus plexippus)

his monarch butterfly caterpillar was he second of only two I found all season. The monarch population has plummeted in size by 90% in the past two decades. I collect milkweed seeds two propagate monarch habitat. While collecting I check under the leaves for caterpillars or eggs. Both are alarmingly scarce.

TAGS: Butterfly, Macro, Monarch, Nature, Pennsylvania, United States

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Darrah Leffler.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Date Uploaded: Dec. 1, 2015, 1:07 a.m.
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Focal Length: 60mm
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