My 2nd Polyphemus Moth Hatched

The action continues, if slowly, in my little butterfly hutch.  My second Polyphemus moth emerged from its cocoon this morning — too early for me to witness it.  I think I’m going to have to put the enclosure by my bed at night so I don’t miss anything. Hah!

You can see more photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mkhnaturalist/albums/72157679383917632

 

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Mary K. Hanson is an author, nature photographer and Certified California Naturalist living with terminal cancer.