The monarch life cycle - Eggs and caterpillars


Monarch butterfly laying an egg



Monarch egg Egg ready to hatch



Newborn caterpillar First food Eating...



Eating, eating, eating....



Still more eating and growing to do...

Fully grown caterpillar and eggs


Next: see the monarch caterpillar turning into a chrysalis

Click here to see the caterpillar develop its chrysalis


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