13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Monarch butterfly caterpillars

These two monarch butterfly caterpillars are in our milkweed garden. This is our second year of helping to increase the monarch population. It is exciting to visit our milkweed garden and watch the caterpillars develop into monarch butterflies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Great Falls, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Cynthia Dibbs