All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

This Gulf Fritillary chrysalis was one of four that I found on the building just outside my room at school. The butterfly will  emerge in about 2 weeks. The chrysalis is well camouflaged. 

***They must not have been as well camouflaged as I thought,...
This Gulf Fritillary chrysalis was one of four that I found on the building just outside my room at school. The butterfly will emerge in about 2 weeks. The chrysalis is well camouflaged.

***They must not have been as well camouflaged as I thought, the day after I took this picture the 4 chrysalises were gone! My guess is that a bird must have found them and chowed down!

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