Friday, 30 May 2014

Day Six - Pupa Number 2

This morning we came downstairs to find our second caterpillar ready to become a pupa..

Small Tortoiseshell Larva - Hanging from a Twig

Unfortunately we had to go out and by the time we came home he looked like this..

Small Tortoiseshell Pupa 2
He would have been in a perfect position for filming the transition too, but never mind next time......well next time we get some caterpillars as we have just noticed that number 3 is in position now, but he is buried under lots of  leaves. Hopefully Max the moth will be more obliging when it's his turn.

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