“Oh!  What profound view”. Those butterfly in your garden playing with flower; going from one flower to another and another. It tickles your mind and makes you so happy.

Do you know butterfly wasn’t butterfly when it was baby? If you don’t know this fact, then let us knows about the whole life of butterfly.

Mother butterfly lay eggs on the leaves.  The eggs are round and cylindrical in shape which hatches in few days.



Caterpillar (larva) comes out of the egg. The first food the caterpillar eats is its own eggshell.



Then it eats leaves and grows into a big caterpillar. The big caterpillar wrap itself in a cocoon, made of sticky thread that are smooth as silk.

In the cocoon stage the caterpillar rest for many days and nights, and then after many days comes out a butterfly.



Fun facts:

Some people say that when the black bands on the Wooly-bear caterpillar are wide, a cold winter is coming



Butterflies cannot fly if their body temperature is less than 86 degrees.

There are about 24,000 species of butterflies. That’s quite a lot.

Some butterfly wings look like leaves and they disguise as leaves to trick spider.



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