|Last week's blog ended with a cliffhanger. (Click here to read it.)|
Were the black swallowtail caterpillars outside on the parsley plants immobilized by the cold or preparing to molt? The very next day the caterpillar above transformed into the stage pictured below. Click to enlarge.
|That black stuff below is its old skin.|
|I touched him and he stuck out his little yellow stinkhorn.|
|I call this one Cat2. It shed a skin this morning. I'll bet it is feeling loose and empty and ready to eat some parsley.|