- Quick Facts about Butterfly
- Butterflies are insects.
- Butterflies Food : It sips nectar from flowers using its proboscis,a flexible tubular sucking organ or mouth part.
- Butterflies have four wings and 6 legs.
- Butterflies are cold-blooded,that is they take the temperature of their surroundings.
- Butterflies have no eye lids.So they can't close their eyes and sleep or dream.Based on the temperature they stay active or inactive.Being inactive is considered rest or sleep for them.
- Butterflies have taste receptors on their feet.
- Butterflies have two eyes.
- Butterflies have two antennae.It uses its antenna like a nose for breathing and smelling.
- Life cycle of butterfly - 1.The butterflies lays eggs.
2.The caterpillars(larvae) hatches out from the eggs.
3.The caterpillar becomes a pupa or chrysalis.
4.From the pupa ,the adult butterfly emerges.
5.This life-cycle process is called metamorphosis.