Interesting Facts About Butterflies

Butterflies are beautiful insects with scaly and very light wings. They can fly. They are colorful insects with six jointed legs. Here is the awesome collection of Interesting Facts About Butterflies which on reading will make your eyes and mouth open wide. You can download and share these facts pics in any digital media platform of your desire.

Interesting Facts about Butterflies
Facts About Butterfly
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Scientists thought butterflies were deaf until the first butterfly ears were identified in 1912.

Some butterflies have been seen drinking blood from open wounds on animals.

"Puddle clubs" are groups of butterflies that gather at wet soil to suck up salts and minerals.

Butterflies have a long, tube-like tongue called a proboscis that allows them to soak up their food rather than sip it.

Skipper butterflies fly so fast they could outpace a horse, but most butterflies fly at 5 to 12 miles (8 to 20 km) per hour.

Butterflies are cold-blooded.

Butterflies are the cutest colorful insects which add beauty to the gardens and forests. They can live on the nectar of flowers. Surf through this best collection of Interesting and Amazing Facts About Butterflies and enjoy sharing with your friends and other loved ones.

The process by which a caterpillar magically transforms into a butterfly, known as metamorphosis, is completed in 10 to 15 days.

Caterpillars are usually very hungry. The first meal after a caterpillar hatches is usually the eggshell from which it has just emerged.

Some butterfly species lay their eggs on only one type of plant.

The largest butterfly seen is 12 inches across, while the smallest is half an inch.

The colors and patterns on butterfly wings are made by the reflection of the tiny scales covering them.

Many adult butterflies never excrete waste – they use up all they eat for energy.

There are 165,000 known species of butterflies found on every continent except Antarctica.

Their eyes are made of 6,000 lenses and can see ultraviolet light.

A group of butterflies is sometimes called a flutter.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

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