These web pages present a Monarch caterpillar raising experience and complement the pages on Milkweed, the food source of this caterpillar. All photos and videos by Denise Motard unless otherwise noted.
THE STORY BEHIND THIS PROJECT
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY
PUPA (CHRYSALIS) STAGE
RAISING MONARCH CATERPILLARS
TAGGING MONARCH BUTTERFLIES
https://monarchwatch.org/ (Conservation program run by Kansas University)
http://accdc.com/mba/profiles/danaus-plexippus.html (Maritimes Butterfly Atlas)
Many thanks to zoologist John Klymko for sharing his knowledge, and his patience in answering my numerous questions on the Monarch.