Facts about Butterflies.


  • Butterflies  can taste with their feet.
  • Butterflies are insects.
  • Butterflies attach their eggs to leafs with special glue.
  • Most caterpillars are plant eaters (herbivores).
  • Butterflies have four wings.
  • Most butterflies feed on nectar from flowers.
  • An adult butterfly will emerge from the Chrysalis were it will wait a few hours for its wing’s to fill will blood and dry before flying for the first time.
  • Fully grown caterpillars will attach themselves to a suitable twig or leaf before shedding their outside layer of skin to reveal a hard skin called Chrysalis.
  • Butterflies live on an all liquid diet.
  • Butterflies drink from mud puddles.
  • Butterflies can’t fly if they are cold.
  • Butterflies only live for a few weeks.
  • A newly emerged butterfly can’t fly.
  • Butterflies can’t bite because they can’t.
  • Butterflies employ all sorts of tricks to keep from being eaten.
  • Butterflies can see red, green and yellow.
  • The top butterfly flight speed is 12 miles per hour.

1 Comment on "Facts about Butterflies."

  1. The picture of the butterfly is beautiful. Great article Aarzoo.

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