Wanderer Butterfly Caterpillar (Danaus plexippus) - Mount Osmond, South Australia by Dan & Emma Monceaux

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Poisonous to birds, this handsome Wanderer or Monarch butterfly caterpillar was one of many munching on a grove of bushes on the Waterfall Gully face of Mount Osmond, South Australia.

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wanderer, monarch, butterfly, caterpillar, larva, larvae, striped, feeding

Conservation and creativity are our two strongest passions. Our nature photography extends into online video at NatureScope . We’re also currently producing a documentary film called Cuttlefish Country . All purchases of our work will go directly towards the film’s production. The film is due for release in 2013.

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  • bobby1
    bobby1almost 4 years ago

    Love caterpillars such bright colours great capture

  • Yes, you can tell they’re not native to South Australia.. a very alien colour palette to the true locals :)

    – Dan & Emma Monceaux

  • Yauya
    Yauyaalmost 4 years ago

    nom nom nom

  • Ha, yeah, he’s chowing down alright

    – Dan & Emma Monceaux

  • Yauya
    Yauyaalmost 4 years ago

    you should show this to my mum…

  • Feel free to share the link..! I also have a Butterflies of South Australia calendar collection you should check out, if you’re into macro & butterflies

    – Dan & Emma Monceaux

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