2009-01-19

Metamorphosis

From this:


to this:


to this (somewhere between 10pm on the 18th Jan and 5:30am on the 19th Jan):


to this (somewhere between 6:30pm and 8pm on the 19th Jan):


to this:


All in a matter of just over 2 weeks.

We still have a few more caterpillars munching their way through the leaves on our Swan Plants, but for now Tiger is well on her way to becoming a beautiful butterfly. We can hardly wait... And for those of you who do not know, Bianca named her Tiger because of the stripes on her body and according to Bianca it is definitely a girl caterpillar.

To be continued...

2 comments:

superrelish said...

Fantastic photos. I know that if my kids happen to stumble across them they will be begging for a swan tree too!

sharonvw said...

Stunning photo's! I bet the girls are loving this!