Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Another update....

Some of my caterpillars are getting too big for their jars, especially the ones that share a jar with others. I had two jars, one with 3, another with 5, all roughly the same size, and they are just growing like crazy!! So, I made them a bigger cage by taking a large plastic platter and a wire waste basket. I just will the plate with milkweed leaves, and turn the basket upside down and there you have it!

This first picture is of the bigger cages:

Next is a close-up of one of my caterpillars in his new home:

And last is a picture of all the caterpillars I put together in their trash can home. Big, aren't they?

Thank you for the comments I have gotten concerning my "new family"!!!

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