M was very excited, declaring them caterpillars... Which had us explaining they were indeed similar but were baby ladybirds not baby butterflies. M wasn't to be deterred though and insisted they were caterpillars. M likes caterpillars.
She was particularly excited to see this pair...
|One ladybird larva eating another one that had started to pupate|
Lovely. We're very tempted to move a few of them round the back where they might find more aphids to chomp on!