Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus chrysippus) eclosions

“It’s been a busy Lunar New Year week, attending to at least a dozen Plain Tiger (Danaus chrysippus chrysippus) eclosions, including this set of triplets on Tuesday (below).

“Most of the batch were ‘snake’ babies, but this beautiful baby boy eclosed at 7.58 am on the first day of the Year of the Horse – I have called him Pegasus (after the divine winged stallion in Greek mythology):

“Here’s a video of the auspicious arrival of Pegasus:

“Happy Lunar New Year everyone, may the year ahead bring about much joy and abundance!”

Lena Chow
31st January 2014


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