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A Life Cycle Of A Monarch Butterfly

  • Egg

    The monarch begins its life as an egg
  • Baby Caterpillar is formed

    Baby Caterpillar is formed
    The egg, layed on milkweed leaves, hatch into a caterpillar. The baby caterpillar eat the milkweed, and it grows very quickly
  • Crysalis

    After eating their fill of milkweed, the caterpillar forms a shiny green and gold speckled crysalis. This is the pupal stage.
  • Butterfly !

    Butterfly !
    After about 14 days, the adult monarch butterfly emerges from its crysalis.