Gulf Fritillary butterflies | Living the Country Life

Gulf Fritillary butterflies

Misty Acton, of Washington, Texas, and her eight year old son, Lynden, recently became interested in Gulf Fritillary butterflies after finding large amounts of passion flower vines covered with dark orange spiked caterpillars in their horse pastures. They observed and photographed each day's changes.
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Butterfly egg on passion flower

"After an hour of searching, we were able to find eight butterfly eggs," Misty notes.

Date Published: April 13, 2012
Date Updated: April 27, 2012

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