Saturday, August 23, 2008

Update on monarch caterpillars

The caterpillars have been busy this week eating, pooping, and growing. Today we moved them to a larger home. Abby and Robert have been full of questions about them. “When will they fly? What is that black stuff? Can I touch them? Why is there a hole in the leaf?” and many more. By the end of next week they should start forming their chrysalis. Here are more photos of their growth.

Thursday, August 21st

The new home - a used pickle jar.

Larger caterpillar - Saturday, Aug. 23rd

Smaller caterpillar - Saturday, Aug. 23rd



This is amazing! I have never seen anything like this. Thanks for the update, I have been wondering how the caterpillars were doing.

Raani said...

They're growing fast!