Then its time to take to flight, without any experience of doing so. They seem to orient themselves with the area, before flying away to find food, mate and find swan plants to lay eggs on. All without any instruction on how to do any of it. Clearly not the work of blind chance. For the season, we've said au revoir to 80 butterflies.
|Their bodies reconstituting themselves inside the chrysalis|
|Newly hatched and still damp|
|The wings drying nicely|
|Soon to leave home (sniff)|