19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

A local friend who has helped raise and release thousands of Monarch butterflies gifted me three chrysalis. This photo was taken just hours before the last of the three butterflies immerged. It was cold and rainy but it prevailed.

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Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Perrysburg, Ohio, United States of America
Copyright: © Diane Zitzelberger