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Saturday, September 12th, 2009
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Jill Bowers, St. Marys, shows a hatched monarch butterfly and several unhatched ones still in their chrysalises clinging to the screen covering her backyard aquarium. Each summer, Bowers gathers milkweed leaves and monarch caterpillar eggs and nurtures them until they change into butterflies.

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