Our pet Monarchs have finally turned into butterflies after being in cocoons for about two weeks. We tried to keep an eye on them during the process of coming out of their cocoons, but only saw them right after hatching. The first one came out on August 9th, where the other guy was still sleeping. […]
The newest CoHo pets have cocooned! One Monarch cocooned a few days ago, and the other shortly after that. They must be social creatures, because they cocooned right next to each other. We only have pics before and after the cocooning process, but thanks to the world wide web you can view a time-lapse of […]
Our newest pets (the Monarch caterpillars) were invited to a community meal, where they munched on some fresh milkweed. Since these guys (or are they gals?) are rapidly growing and in need of some protected space, a special home was put together for them. All material was found around CoHo, including the donated aquarium tank that […]
Here at CoHo we get excited when we see pollinators. And today a Monarch butterfly was spotted on a milkweed. Why is this so exciting? Monarchs are the rock stars of the insect world. And butterflies are important pollinators. These guys will always be welcome here at CoHo!