We were graced with many monarch butterflies this year. One caterpillar generously made a chrysalis on our wooden clothes dryer.
Are these just not the most fantastic things. They have specs of gold, natures gold, amazing.
When they get this dark they are VERY soon to hatch. We missed it! I was very disappointed and the kids cried! So I highly recommend whenever you see a black monarch chrysalis to stay put. Order pizza and get comfy.
Because in the the blink of an eye or a turn of the back you have this: