We had a metamorphosis happen on our back patio over the past week or so. The above photo is of a little caterpillar that attached itself to the ceiling of the back patio. It was busy working to form its cocoon.
In about a week, the cocoon was fully formed, and the metamorphosis was happening inside, out of sight! I was waiting, rather impatiently, for the magic to happen!
And, then, this morning, the magic happened!! The butterfly emerged, and spread its wings! I have to admit, I wasn't here at this moment - my wonderful partner, Jeff, took this photo! In a couple of hours, the butterfly's wings had sufficiently dried, and it was gone. Sigh......still how great to have captured this!