16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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.
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||Nov. 30, 2018, 12:10 p.m.