Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. Late instar caterpillar feeding to pupation to eclosing from a chrysalis as a Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Time-lapse video. FYV FrontYardVideo 1080 HD. Music “Smile Quiet Looking Up” by Puddle of Infinity SaveOurMonarchs distributes free Milkweed Seed Packets to anyone requesting them at our website, SaveOurMonarchs.org. In 2015, over 1 million Milkweed Seed Packets were distributed. In 2016, we expect to distribute over 2 million. Your support would be greatly appreciated.