Animal Life Cycles
The Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly
Monarch Butterflies go through four basic stages during their life cycles...
The adult Monarch butterfly lays an egg on a milkweed plant.
Larva or Caterpillar
This is the next stage in a butterfly life cycle. They shed their skin five times before going into the next stage.
This is the stage when the caterpillar forms a protective shell around the body.