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Counting Chickens, Counting Chrysalids

This monarch chrysalis, hanging outdoors in a hamper, is apparently not viable. It turned from jade green to back on Nov. 15.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Counting butterflies before they eclose from their chrysalids is sort of like counting chickens before they hatch. We've done both: raised chickens and reared butterflies. Fact is, you never know if a butterfly will eclose. The old adage of "Don't...

This monarch chrysalis, hanging outdoors in a hamper, is apparently not viable. It turned from jade green to back on Nov. 15.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This monarch chrysalis, hanging outdoors in a hamper, is apparently not viable. It turned from jade green to back on Nov. 15. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This monarch chrysalis, hanging outdoors in a hamper, is apparently not viable. It turned from jade green to back on Nov. 15. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An earlier success in monarch rearing.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An earlier success in monarch rearing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An earlier success in monarch rearing. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A newly released monarch on a milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A newly released monarch on a milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A newly released monarch on a milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:48 PM
Tags: Art Shapiro (195), chrysalids (4), chrysalis (14), eclose (1), monarch butterflies (67), UC Davis (170)
 
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