Lots of life on a milkweed

The milkweed leaves are swarming with little critters these days, more than you humans probably realize. Squint real close at those orange dots between the ladybugs…

ladybug and ladybug larvae

See those aphids?

wasp

A wasp. And of course, you humans love to see these fellows–

monarch caterpillar on common milkweed

Monarch caterpillars.

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