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|Caterpillars for Christ||by JesusBranch on Flickr|
A Caterpillar emerges from eggs laid by the Monarch Butterfly
|Monarch Life Cycle � 4 of 20||by SidPix on Flickr|
It eats and eats till it is time to encase itself into a pupa
|Monarch Transition 1||by SidPix on Flickr|
It fixes itself securely so that it can cover it self with the sticky substance that comes out of its mouth
|Monarch Transition 2||by SidPix on Flickr|
The pupa must fully cover the caterpillar
|Monarch Life Cycle � 12 of 20||by SidPix on Flickr|
The pupa is crystallized to form a hard covering where the butterfly is transformed.
|IMG_1292-Edit||by Susan E Adams on Flickr|
The butterfly is clearly visible from outside as it gets formed.
|Monarch Life Cycle � 14 of 20||by SidPix on Flickr|
The butterfly emerges soon after....
|Free to Fly||by SidPix on Flickr|
....and leaves the pupa
|Monarch Life Cycle � 20 of 20||by SidPix on Flickr|
This is the wonder of creation the fully developed Monarch Butterfly with its beautiful colors.