I recently raised monarch caterpillars from eggs. Raising them is supposed to help their survival rate but what I got in return helped me with mine.

started with 6 milkweed leaves, each with one egg, not knowing when they were laid. Within two days I had my first baby caterpillar, also known as number one, the oldest, my first. I fell in love. He was so tiny. Almost wouldn’t be able to see him unless you knew what you were looking for…