If so, how do I go about it? Saw a chrysalis in Feb. Brought to you by Cuteness.
Now he is hanging in our bug jar, lid off, and tomorrow I will make a permanent home for butterfly rescue. What should I do to remove them if they are not alive anymore.
An emerging Monarch, before it was fully open, fell from the roof of the mesh cage to the floor of the mesh cage.
Donna, South Carolina August 29, 2015 Reply. Is there something I should feed it in the meantime. Entomologists speculate that caterpillars leave their host plants to protect themselves from predators. I have 20 chrysalis on a small manufactured tree I purchased for Christmas ornaments.
Thanks for writing. I am retired and try to help in some areas. Monika Maeckle September 23, 2014 Reply. You have to have patience though — let the layers dry before you paste on a new one, and then let the whole thing dry before filling it with surprises.
Marvin August 20, 2014 Reply. Vickie May 11, 2013 Reply. One other question — can you estimate about how many tissue squares per layer is needed for each balloon?
My wife started helping Butterflies April 30, 2016. I raise all of mine in captivity due to tachinid fly. Can it be bumped in the mail while not hanging from anything?
Martha F September 22, 2014 Reply. Yes, it must be hanging when the butterfly emerges. August 1, 2011 Reply.