Finding the Right Spot to Unfold

Within a minute or two of emerging from the chrysalis, “Seven” takes some tentative first steps away from the empty shell. He seeks a safe place to hang upside down for a few few hours and prepare for life as an adult.

Photo of "Seven" just after emerging from chrysalis

Within a minute or two of emerging from the chrysalis, “Seven” takes some tentative first steps away from the empty shell. He seeks a safe place to hang upside down for a few few hours and prepare for life as an adult.

By S. Felton

S. Felton is a writer, amateur naturalist, and the estuary.us website administrator.

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