Within the coming days and weeks the cocoon will become more and more dark:
Shortly before the butterfly's hatching its pattern can clearly be recognized:
And here a freshly hatched butterfly, which I discovered as it was drying it's wings:
Here a close-up from the same animal:
It's compound eye:
Close-ups of it's …
… most beautiful wings:
Well and suddenly it has had it and it just was gliding away into its new life!