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Photo#47131
Monarch emergence - Danaus plexippus

Monarch emergence - Danaus plexippus
Lakeland, Polk County, Florida, USA
April 8, 2006

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From start of emergence until the last photo with the wings fully extended took about 15 minutes. It was a reminder of how much joy can be found in such simple things.

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