Thursday, April 15, 2010

Cocoons are Here!

Little J collected eastern tent caterpillars earlier this week and put them in his critter keeper, see the post here.  The first one made its cocoon today and we got to watch! 

It will emerge a little reddish brown moth in about 3 weeks.

1 comment :

Nf1andprek-whisper said...

my son asked me after watching a nature show why on earth he can't ever find any caterpillars?? I am not going to tell him you guys did LOL Do you live in rhinbeck now???? Are you an avid reader too? I know you are for your son. Did you go to college in the hudson valley area? you seem like you are a teacher are you?