Saturday, August 22, 2009

Monarch butterfly, caterpillars and grasshopper on milkweed on August 21 and 22, 2009

Please click on top image to ENLARGE view of monarch butterfly nectaring on swamp milkweed on August 21, 2009.

Please click on images to ENLARGE view of swamp milkweed with several tiny monarch butterfly caterpillars and a green grasshopper feeding on something. Is he in charge of birth control for butterflies, reducing the population so that some few caterpillars will be able to get to adulthood as monarchs?

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