A Monarch From an Egg to a Butterfly

A Monarch Egg (A little over 1mm in Diameter) A Monarch Caterpillar Foraging  Attaching to Leaf, Forming "J" Shape  Starting to Form Chrysalis - It will take about 30 minutes to form the chrysalis

Total Elapsed Time - About 30 Minutes from Assuming "J" Shape The Chrysalis After it Dries and Hardens The Chrysalis 10 Days Later. Note Darkening of Chrysalis and Transparency. Wing is visible though Chrysalis The Monarch Emerges on the 11th Day - It flew away a few minutes after this photo was taken.