Interesting Facts About Butterfly

Butterflies are one of the most beautiful and fascinating insects on the planet. The wings of different patterns make them beautiful and attractive. Kids are very fond of them. Therefore, they try to collect them for their pleasure. Read and get informed about a few interesting facts about butterflies.

1. The life of a butterfly completes in four different stages.
i)   Egg
ii)  Larva or Caterpillar
iii)  Pupa or Chrysalis
iv)  Adult Butterfly 

2. There are around 18,000 types of butterflies. Sadly, a few types of butterflies are on the verge of extinction, and some have gotten wiped out on the planet.

3. Apparently, it looks like they have a pair of wings. On the contrary, they have four wings.  

4. The most stunning aspect regarding butterflies is the manner by which they change from caterpillars to butterflies. This transformation is called metamorphosis. 

5. A few butterflies move over significant distances. The Monarch Butterfly can relocate more than 4000 kilometers from Mexico to North America.

6. They have an extraordinary ability to visualize colorful things that we can not see because they are in the UV range.  

7. Butterflies mostly take liquid food the nectar, tree sap, and pollen from flowers. The caterpillar of the butterfly depends on plant leaves for the food.

8.  The average life of a butterfly is just over a month. The Monarch butterflies are known to longer. No butterfly can live for over a year.

9.  Most butterflies are found in tropical rainforests, yet they can live in all atmospheres and heights of the world.

10. Butterflies are pollinators. they carry pollen that adheres to their feet when they are on the flowers and this makes them viable at pollinating different flowers. 

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