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Danaus plexippus

Danaus plexippus
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia, Los Angeles County, California, USA
December 23, 2007
Unfortunately I had to miss the transition to chrysalis. By Dec. 26 it had already happened. As of the posting date no butterfly has emerged. It has been relatively cool, with some periods of rain (blessed rain!). I wonder whether any of the four chrysalides I'm watching here will make it to adult stage.

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