April Emergence

April Emergence

Today our first Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly of the 2016 season emerged from it’s chrysalis! This larvae was the first to enter pupation on April 1 and today on April 28 was the first to emerge here at the conservation breeding facilities at the Greater...
From larva to pupa!

From larva to pupa!

Spring has arrived quickly and 100 of the Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly larvae have moved in and settled into their new home at the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove! The new head starting area at the zoo has been equipped with all necessary equipment...