DESCRIPTION: Here is an overhead view of the caterpillar feeding area. It shows various styles of feeding containers. The upright leaves are immersed in a clean pill or supplement bottle filled with water; a hole is drilled into its lid to hold the plant's stem in place — the base of which can be wrapped in moist paper towel; a straw or wooden dowel can be used as added support for the leaves. Ensure caterpillars cannot crawl through any bottle opening into the water. Caterpillars like to roam; high walled feeding containers can help deter them.
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