A A McRae
The Daily Cuppa
Published in
Mar 24, 2024

Spring has sprung in the swamp!

Author Photo (look closely for the yellow, black and white caterpillars)
Author Photo (look closely for the yellow, black, and white caterpillars)

The caterpillars have arrived!

Two weeks ago, our youngest purchased a beautiful yellow butterfly weed plant from the spring market.

Not long after we spotted a few tiny monarch caterpillars; now they’re fat caterpillars!

Yesterday we noticed one disappeared. Then we watched another one make its way off the plant. The caterpillars have eaten most leaves. We wonder if this…

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A A McRae
The Daily Cuppa

I am a teacher, parent, cookie-baking experimenter, library enthusiast, and all-around bookworm. Twitter and Instagram: @aamcraewrites