I chanced upon this newly-emerged Monarch butterfly today. She and her chrysalis were about seven feet above ground, in an oak tree. The nearest Milkweed plant was about nine feet from the tree. Her wings looked full-sized and she was just beginning to wave them. What a happy encounter!
Dripping Springs, TX
Latitude: 30.2 Longitude: -98.2
Observed by: Debra
The observer's e-mail address will not be disclosed.
Contact will be made through a web-based form.