A Monarch Butterfly is Born at Zoëtry Casa Del Mar Resort & Spa

Have you ever wondered exactly what happens to a caterpillar as it undergoes its transformation into a beautiful butterfly? Thanks to local butterfly farm Sia Tikuva, recent guests at Zoëtry Casa Del Mar Resort & Spa had the chance to witness this little miracle of nature.

Sia Tikuva brought a Monarch caterpillar to the resort and kept it in a special, veiled vase at the front desk for everyone to see. The black and yellow striped caterpillar metamorphosed to form a green cocoon and then a black one. Finally, after about a month, the creature opened its wings and revealed to the world that it was now a stunning Monarch butterfly.

Check out these amazing photos of the caterpillar’s remarkable transformation!

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The happy caterpillar delights in hanging off of it’s personal leaf inside the vase.

The green cocoon is the primary stage of the Monarch caterpillar’s transformation.

The green cocoon is the primary stage of the Monarch caterpillar’s transformation.

The black cocoon is the primary stage of the Monarch caterpillar’s transformation.

The black cocoon is the primary stage of the Monarch caterpillar’s transformation.

The caterpillar’s secondary cocoon. Look closely—you can see the butterfly wings inside!

The caterpillar’s secondary cocoon. Look closely—you can see the butterfly wings inside!

The transformation is complete! The result is a gorgeous Monarch butterfly!

The transformation is complete! The result is a gorgeous Monarch butterfly!

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A Monarch Butterfly is Born at Zoëtry Casa Del Mar Resort & Spa!

Wonderful Wildlife at Zoëtry Wellness Spas & Resorts

Wildlife is an integral part of the beautiful scenery at Zoëtry Wellness Spas & Resorts. You may spot the colorful plumage of a peacock on your way to the pool or hear the call of a parrot in the trees above your lounge chair. We’ve put together some great photos for you that showcase some of the unique animals hanging around our resorts!  Book your next getaway with Zoëtry today to experience the gorgeous nature of our resorts!

This fellow blends in quite well, but keep your eyes peeled! You’ll spot several iguanas during your time at Zoëtry Casa del Mar Los Cabos.

This fellow blends in quite well, but keep your eyes peeled! You’ll spot several iguanas during your time at Zoëtry Casa del Mar Los Cabos.

Makita the parrot enjoys a delicious snack at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita.

Makita the parrot enjoys a delicious snack at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita.

If you’re lucky, you may get to witness a turtle release at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita.

If you’re lucky, you may get to witness a turtle release at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita.

Colorful butterflies abound in the wildflowers at Zoëtry Casa del Mar.

Colorful butterflies abound in the wildflowers at Zoëtry Casa del Mar.

One of our guests spotted this resident duck while enjoying her breakfast at Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana.

One of our guests spotted this resident duck while enjoying her breakfast at Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana.

The macaw, a large species of parrot, makes its home in the trees at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya.

The macaw, a large species of parrot, makes its home in the trees at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya.

Paco the peacock is a regular at Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana.

Paco the peacock is a regular at Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana.