Timeline of the monarch butterfly

Timeline created by sammy24
  • Monarch egg

    Monarch egg
    Eggs are laid on to the milkweed plant
  • Eggs hatch into larvae (caterpillars)

    Eggs hatch into larvae (caterpillars)
    After 4 days the eggs will hatch into larvae or caterpillars. These caterpillars eat the milkweed plant and grow.
  • After 2 weeks the caterpillars turn into a chrysalis!

    After 2 weeks the caterpillars turn into a chrysalis!
    Once the caterpillars have grown enough they turn into a chrysalis which begins as a green colour
  • Chrysalis just before turning into butterfly!

    Chrysalis just before turning into butterfly!
    After two weeks of the caterpillar being in the chrysalis is turns a different colour. While the caterpillar is inside the chrysalis it is turning into a butterfly!
  • The Butterfly comes out of the Chrysalis!

    The Butterfly comes out of the Chrysalis!
    The caterpillar emerges from the chrysalis after two weeks! and becomes a butterfly!
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    Monarch Life cycle

    The cycle of the monarch butterfly from beginning to end!