Butterfly Gardens, Round 3
A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/she-said/
And now, for the grand finale of the trip to the Butterfly Gardens: Butterflies!
Well, first a caterpillar (this was a BIG one)
And then some chrysalides (note that one of them is in the process of opening – I stood there for 20 minutes and then had to move on out of the heat and humidity)
These guys were still in the chrysalide cage, so they were pretty new.
These are some shots of the feeding table they had set up
According to the Butterfly Gardens Reference Chart, (at least, these are my best guesses from matching on the Chart):
I don’t know what this one is – it doesn’t match any of the ones in the Chart…sigh…
Nor this one – come on now!
Try to find this one…
White Tree Nymph
Giant Owl Butterfly. People stand next to these for, well, for minutes waiting for them to open their wings because…
And, finally, the Atlas Moth (in a cage – these are the size of one of my kitties! Not Dexter, but easily Elliot!)
Sorry there aren’t more pics. Do you know how hard it is to take pictures of butterflies?? They fly around, you know…