Saturday, March 5, 2011

What is it doing?

Okay - yesterday I took the caterpillars back to Maddison's class and while it was there (up out of reach!) the big caterpillar came out of it's cocoon and started spinning another one!
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This photo was taken about 10.40am.
At 2pm it looked something like this.
The smallest one was still hanging out upside down!
When I went to bed last night the big caterpillar was still working away spinning.
And at 6am this morning it was outside it's cocoon again!
I am a bit concerned about it. Lyndon wondered if they were a bit cold. So we have put them outside in our laundry area (it's quite warm out there! - like 35 degs!!). So hopefully they haven't been harmed being too cold.
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The big one has started in a half hearted way spinning again in the corner.
The little one hasn't changed position at all!
And the one already in it's cocoon looks like this.
Hopefully they will "perk up" this afternoon! Hoping too that the big fella hasn't run out of webbing!
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Lyndon got back from Singapore last night :-) I got such a surprise when he walked in the door with this ...

Oh my what a spoilt girl! :-) :-)
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So I am off to play with that! I will be sure to let you know what I think of it heheee ;-)
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Thanks for visiting.

10 comments:

topkatnz said...

it a 'special' racoon thing...?ROFL

Mrs Frizz said...

OMG, lucky, lucky, lucky you !!!!

annieambriel said...

nice pics.. Love the weaving and how the caterpillar is now abt to be transformed into a butterfly soon.

What a BAG of Goodies... Enjoy. Love to see what creations soon :)

Yeong Shong said...

awww......that's such a big surprise.....let me go hint hint to my hubby....hehehe....

Steeped in Beautea said...

hope the warmer climate suits them better. Hard to know what is the best situation for them...cool photos.

Whooo hooo at your suprise, I have heard all about it...will be interesting to see what you think of it. Somehow I think you will love it. Have fun playing. Janine from NZ

Penny said...

My goodness - he sure know what to bring you for presents :)

Mariam said...

I cryyyyyyyyyyyyy!! with loads of jealousy and foot kicking on the floor and sulking cause u have THE vagabound! hehehe

enjoy! and please update on the caterpillars and Timmee's Vagaboud

Serene Ho said...

I am so jealous you got this!!! Can't wait to see what kind of projects you make with it :)

Helen Tilbury said...

Coolio Rachel! A Vagabond!! Aren't hubbies fab?? Mine has just returned from China with Lightroom 3 - ***love***

Blossom inch said...

oh my...my oh my...you have Tim Holtz Vagabond! What a lucky girl! Enjoy and update us please...