May 132012
 
Announcement - Butterfly Week

Today marks the beginning of Butterfly Week at DFW Urban Wildlife. We have noted an abundance of colorful butterflies this spring and have collected photographs of a number of them. We will use this opportunity to share many of these pictures with you, plus some older examples from our archives. Butterflies, moths, and caterpillars are

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Jul 152011
 
Monarch Butterfly – Caterpillar

Monarch Butterfly caterpillars feeding on Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa). Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – July 20, 2009 Time of Day – Dusk Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Residential – Single Family Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Larva Observer – Paul Brown

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May 262011
 
Monarch Butterfly - A Quick Snack

I came across this odd arrangement of wildlife during a walk through the woods. I found this Monarch Caterpillar crawling across the face of a flat stone. There was a leaf nearby with a number of insect eggs attached to it. These may be Monarch Butterfly eggs, but I am not certain. I took a

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