Monarch Butterfly Recently Emerged From Pupas
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Photographic artwork by Cindy Treger. Photographed near Lake Meade, East Berlin, PA. This young monarch, Danaus plexippus, had just emerged from it pupas when this photo was taken. Its wings haven't reached their full size yet and are still wrinkled. It's feeding on the flower of a pink butterfly bush.
I wrote "The Birth of a Monarch" a childrens' book using my own photographs capturing the amazing process of a Monarch, Danaus plexippus, emerging from its chrysalis, and becoming a full-grown butterfly. The book takes you through the monarch's life cycle and migration journey. It also encourages readers to plant milkweed, the only host plant of the monarch. Children, as well as adults, will find the monarch story fascinating! It is available thru Amazon.
Thank you to the administrators of the following FAA groups for featuring this image on their homepage:
- USA Photographers Only & Out of the Ordinary Photo of the Day
- Groovy Butterflies
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February 7th, 2019
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