17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Monarch caterpillar accompanied by dozens of Milkweed Bug nymphs.

I saw this lovely amalgam of junvenile insects on my neighbor's milkweed bush. It is always amazing what you can see if you just look a bit closer.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: Pixel
Copyright: © Simon Cantor