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About this photograph

Creator
Kathryn Walbert
Date created
August 6, 2004
License
This photograph copyright ©2004. All Rights Reserved

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  • The world of a butterfly: The transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly is one of nature's most amazing feats. These photographs show the development of an eastern black swallowtail butterfly from egg to larva to chrysalis to adult. (Page 21)

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butterfly emerged from chrysalis

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A few hours after it emerges from the chrysalis, the butterfly’s wings are dry, and it is ready to fly away.