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Old 07-01-2010, 08:30 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by ButterflyLinda View Post
So happy for you! They're SO cute at that stage. I've got two that turned green also. I have a cage with screening around the plant where those are. Too many other caterpillars have disappeared.
John and I often talk about putting cages around some of our plants to protect the caterpillars. It'll keep out a hungry blue jay, but not a creepy spidah!

The caterpillar ate a ton of food the past few days. I am thinking the growth has sped up, therefore so has the eating. It does look like it's going to shed again very soon. I need to take another photo and post here.
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