Monarch – mission accomplished

What a difference a couple days makes! Our monarch friend was hanging like a hook or J when I checked in on him yesterday, and by morning today there was a green cocoon / chrysalis in its place! Now that’s a productive caterpillar!

August 16, 9:50am

August 16, 9:50am

August 17, 5:00pm

August 17, 5:00pm

If you look closely, there are metallic gold markings on the chrysalis, and if you look even closer, I swear you can see the shape of a wing in the texture of the coating… but that must be my imagination!

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