Another 2 down...brutal.

I lost another 2 caterpillars today, this time from the second cohort (~3rd instar). A spider attacked them between when I checked this morning and when I looked this afternoon.

At least this time I know what happened. I removed the spider and did another head-count. Not including the 2 dead ones I counted 6 from the 2nd cohort - meaning that I must have missed one in a earlier count.

Current inventory:

1st cohort - 5
2nd cohort - 6
Eggs - 5

This is what the eggs look like today:

The darker ont near the top is one day older. It looks like it is about to hatch - maybe even tomorrow.


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