Stage Two – Caterpillars

In science class we learn about the transformative ability of the four winged flying insects that float and flit about our gardens.

Black Swallowtail Butterfly pupa
Black Swallowtail Butterfly pupa

Step One – The Egg

Black Swallowtail Butterfly laying egg on Dill plant
Black Swallowtail Butterfly laying egg on Dill plant

Step Two – The Caterpillar

Juvenile Black Swallowtail CaterpillarBlack swallow tail caterpillar

A somewhat uniform shape

But an array of color, texture and patterns

Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar
Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar
Milkweed Tussock moth Caterpillafs
Milkweed Tussock moth Caterpillars
Saddleback Caterpillar
Saddleback Caterpillar
Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Woolly Bear Caterpillar
Wooly Bear Caterpillar
Varagated Fritillary Caterpillar
Variegated Fritillary Caterpillar
Butternut Wooly Moth
Butternut Wooly Moth

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