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Monarch butterfly egg on swamp milkweed flower petal

I was looking closely at a swamp milkweed plant and saw this tiny egg that had been laid on a flower petal. I photographed the egg and then took it inside for protection and raised the caterpillar.

TAGS: Butterfly, Michigan

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Mary Rasmussen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
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