If you don't know already, Matthew LOVES caterpillers. Last year was the first year that he really showed interest in them. They collected a jar full of them and when I say full I mean FULL. There had to have been at least 30 in the jar. They fed them for a while and then I suggested they let them go. So the ones that where still alive would have a chance to become butterflies. They probably became bird food but we can hope.
he came running. This is the photo of him finding out.
They were only allowed to collect a few this year.
Our yard is a breeding ground for caterpillers. You think I'm joking?!
I hope I didn't gross anyone out. These are just 3 on the areas where they hatched. I know of at least 2 more and who knows how many we couldn't see. They had fun while it lasted. I know they are looking forward to next spring.