Butterflies, Moths & Skippers

A Giant Among Butterflies

A Giant Among Butterflies

A dab of bird dropping rests on a leaf. It must have landed there when a bird passed over. But wait! It’s moving. It’s not a dropping after all. It is a tiny caterpillar, its coloration acting as a...

Raising Flying Flowers

Raising Flying Flowers

“Stacey, there are three caterpillars on the carrots,” Mom called from the garden. “Great!” I cheered. As soon as the backyard was all neatly mowed, I hastened to the carrot patch to fetch the plump...