I opened the container lid tonight.
The stag beetle larva became a pupa!
“Mom! The stag beetle larva became a pupa!” “What?!”
It was so astonishing! It blew my mind away!
We got a magnifying glass and continued to observe. But he kept secreting some kind of water from his butthole. (Yuck) But the other beetle hadn’t become a pupa yet.
And then the pupa wiggled. “How can a pupa move?”
It was so mysterious.