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Monarch on spearmint

This monarch butterfly had just finished laying a few eggs a few feet away on our milkweed plants. She snacked on the spearmint for a bit and then went back and laid a few more.
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One of the eggs she laid.
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A close-up of the egg. If you look closely you can see the little ridges that are characteristic of monarch eggs.
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A bumblebee in the spearmint
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A sunset here in southeastern Wisconsin, taken 2 days ago.
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