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Someone shared a cartoon in the post on using fall leaves and I really like it.

Leave some leaves on the ground for the creatures to overwinter in.  And I have saved this lucky one fell last year.

https://www.deviantart.com/ursulav

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Luna Caterpillar found on the maple leaves falling in a storm 2018 sept
Luna Caterpillar found on the maple leaves falling in a storm 2018 sept
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Updated the next day wrapped in dry leaves. Overwintered under bush. 2019 may
Updated the next day wrapped in dry leaves. Overwintered under bush. 2019 may
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Luna butterfly 2019 june
Luna butterfly 2019 june
 
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Second photo should be "pupated"
Automatic spelling check. Sorry.
 
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Cartoon is here for easy viewing
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Oh MAN, that cartoon!! :P

I'm sorta jealous. I have yet to see, much less care for, a luna moth. One day. Love your pictures!
 
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