LEARN ABOUT BUTTERFLIES!
Today is Learn about Butterflies day! So who wants to learn about these amazing insects? We know we love them!
- Butterflies are insects.
- They have six legs, two antenna and a segmented body.
- They have 4 wings. Those wings are covered in tiny scales.
- Butterflies have a 4 stage life cycle; egg, larva (caterpillars), pupa (chrysalis) and adult.
- Female butterflies lay their eggs on plants.
- Most caterpillars are herbivores, where as their adult form the butterfly is a nectar eater.
- Butterflies use proboscis to eat the nectar.
- There are around 20,000 species of butterflies.
- Butterflies are found on all continents except Antarctica.
Trivia answer: 11 inches