19 Jun 2017

Expert feature: Monarch Butterflies

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:26 pm on 19 June 2017

Did you know the monarch caterpillar will increase in size by 3 thousand times over two weeks as it devours the leaves of a swan plant, before transforming into a chrysalis?

The monarch is a very well recognised butterfly, mainly because it is so common people's gardens.

Jacqui Knight of the Monarch Butterfly Trust tells us all about these unique insects. To report a butterfly sighting, click here