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A quartet of milkweed seed pods.
The milkweed seeds are equipped with silky white filaments
that can carry them in the wind far from their parent plant.
Seed pods of asclepias physocarpa, a species of milkweed
that can grow over 6 feet high and is native to southeast Africa.
A teeny-tiny caterpillar munching on milkweed flowers.
After the rain...wet caterpillars!
A caterpillar conference.
The caterpillar sheds its skin five times during the larval stage.
Sunlight illuminates her like a stained glass window.
Two monarchs chat about the cold weather.
They can't fly in the cold (below 60 degrees Fahrenheit).
Now that it's warmer, let's prepare for takeoff...
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