Caption: Camera zooms into monarch butterfly (Danus plexippus) egg the size of a pinhead attached to milkweed flower. Monarch females deposit their eggs on milkweed plants so that their young will have a food source when they hatch. Monarchs undergo complete metamorphosis which includes four stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Its metamorphosis is among the most well-documented of any insect.

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Monarch butterfly egg

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