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The Lillie newsroom butterfly
Lillie News staff raised a monarch caterpillar found on a milkweed plant in Roseville. From Day 1 to Day 24, see its transformation from a barely visible caterpillar to a chrysalis to flourishing butterfly.
News staff determined the butterfly was male; he was released into the wild Sept. 4.
Watch a video of the butterfly's release here.