Cats !

By taggart  
Cats !

This is the caterpillar that will become an Eastern Black Swallowtail. I am excited as I found 7 destroying my RUE plant! watching them carefully!

Thank You all--for your attention to "Monarch"---all votes, comments and those lovely awards very much appreciated!

I went to a "monarch" farm today--- much milkweed and all sorts of butterflies about-- along with caterpillars and chrysalis s---- will return when the sun is shining!

Tags: Caterpillar Eastern black swallowtail Wildlife and nature

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dales Plus
5 11 Australia
20 Aug 2018 10:40PM
What a beauty !! Terrific detailed & eye catching shot , wonderful find.
dimalexa 4 5 Greece
20 Aug 2018 10:41PM
A very interesting color combination!
RSK 11 6 Canada
20 Aug 2018 10:49PM
Nicely spotted & captured Jenn,an excellent macro.

20 Aug 2018 11:02PM
Super image, well captured Jenn
20 Aug 2018 11:03PM
A beauty Jenn, excellently captured,
PentaxBro 4 43 3
20 Aug 2018 11:11PM
Excellent Capture Jenn!!

Tooma 5 2.2k 3 Scotland
20 Aug 2018 11:21PM
Mo has just experienced a big disappointment - "Cats". She was hoping for a kitten in a basket with a satin bow. That's life, I told her. A goodly shot, Jenn. Hope they thrive and you get lots of good Swallowtail pics.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2018 12:25AM
That's one magical looking cat Jenn. One of natures beauties.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
DaveNewbury 3 5 3 England
21 Aug 2018 12:32AM
Good shot of a little beauty Jenn
MaryFaith 7 59 New Zealand
21 Aug 2018 12:48AM
It is a beauty Jenn - love its pattern SmileSmile
tonyguitar 9 77 37 Canada
21 Aug 2018 1:35AM
What a brilliant design nature has given this beauty. Looks even better clicked large. TG
21 Aug 2018 2:01AM
Great observing capture well done Jenn.
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2018 4:12AM
Lovely if destructive creature beautifully captured.
21 Aug 2018 4:42AM
A stripy plant stripping fellow in the garden sounds like they work fast ! look forward to seeing the swallowtails when they emerge Jenn
cheers walt
21 Aug 2018 5:29AM
Nice shot
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
21 Aug 2018 7:26AM
great capture
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2018 9:06AM
An image of wonderful colours and shapes Jenn.

Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2018 10:47AM
Love the palette here Jenn.
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2018 12:15PM
It makes a very fine shot
Joline Plus
15 34 59 United States
21 Aug 2018 12:23PM
Worth sacrificing the rue.
21 Aug 2018 1:36PM
Great image
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 167 16 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2018 3:18PM
A great capture Jenn SmileSmile

saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
21 Aug 2018 3:51PM
I just know I had a girlfriend in the early 70s who had a mini-dress in that pattern/colours!Wink

21 Aug 2018 9:13PM
Great markings on this little guy, fab macro Jenn.

21 Aug 2018 9:35PM
Lovely shot Jenn. Cathy
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2018 11:17AM
Magnificent caterpillar Jenn... Excellent macro photography...
Isabel GrinGrin
22 Aug 2018 11:54PM
Great caterpillar shot, love it
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2018 1:32PM

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