Saturday, May 5, 2012

Pipevine Swallowtail Caterpillar

Photo by Fred Fisher 
These caterpillars are just too cool! The Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly lays her eggs on the underside of the Pipevine (Aristolochia watsonii) plant, the eggs hatch, the caterpillars eat and grow, pupate, and become the butterfly. Amazing.

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