Another view of the same Monarch Chrysalis Sept 24 2008

Monoarch Chrysalis minutes before emergingAll of the Monoarch stages of development were taken with a Nikon pocket “point and shoot” camera so the quaility of photo isn’t great.  My purpose was to try and document a gradual transitional stages of the Monarch life cycle .  Note that this chrysalis is attached to, not a Milkweed plant but instead the underleaf of a Canna.  Just minutes after this pic was taken the adult form emerged