|Laura's monarch 10-25-11|
|Laura's third instar monarch caterpillar|
To transfer tiny caterpillars easily, either cut the leaf and move it to the new plant or use a soft, firm brush to easily move them.
Keep your eyes out for monarch pupa in odd places around the yard. Sometimes you can find them where you least expect them. Often caterpillars will wander up to 30 feet away to pupate.
Keep your eyes open for blue-tagged monarchs. Many have been tagged by the Southwest Monarch Study around town to monitor their migration movements throughout the state. We are all citizen-scientists and by our keen eyes we can help better understand the monarch migration through Arizona.