Butterflies

By Jaidyn orozco

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Introduction

hello! did you know that butterflies can ONLY see red ,green and yellow! cool right?! if you want to learn more about butterflies and their fun facts keep on reading!

What is a Butterfly?

A butterfly is a color insect that fly's with its beautiful wings! national geographic says "there are almost 140,000 species of butterflies counted all over the world!"


Classifications:


Endangered status: Not Evaluated


Habitat: Grass lands


Classification: insect


Diet: herbivore


Life span: 6-8 months


Weight : 0.08 oz


length: 6 inches

Where do they live?

Almost all butterflies live in grassy lands and are found world wide and migrate to mexico in big huge swarms of butterflies! but some butterflies mostly monarch butterflies live in neighbor hoods! and they learn to share there habitat together!


FUN FACT!: DID YOU KNOW BUTTER FLIES FLY MORE THAN 2000 MILES TO MEXICO AND A OTHER 2000 TO GET BACK! THAT IS 4000 TOGETHER THAT IS A LOT!

what do they Eat?

well... Butterflies don't eat because they don't have teeth! all butterflies have a narrow straw like tube in their mouth so they drink instead of eat, they mostly like ti eat nectar from flowers but also like sap, dung , pollen or rotting fruit



FUN FACT!: DID YOU KNOW THAT BUTTERFLIES CAN TASTE WITH THEIR FEET?


How a butterfly comes alive

A butter fly starts off with a egg to a Caterpillar makes a chrysalis and then A butterfly and then the cycle goes on and on


FUN FACT!: DID YOU KNOW THAT BUTTERFLIES CAN ONLY LIVE FOUR 4-5 MONTHS!

Metamorphosis From Caterpillar To Butterfly

What Kinds Of Butterflies Are There?

well their thousands of different kinds of butterflies and I cant name all of them! but I will show some that I think you will like!

conclusion

well... you have learned a lot and now or an expert at butterflies! lets revue just in case!

you learned ALL their classifications . learned where they lived what they ate, and what the coolest are! I hope you had fun learning with the butterflies!

Glossary

Evaluated- to determine or set the value or amount of; appraise: to evaluate property. 2. to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess: toevaluate the results of an experiment.


Dung-manure,muck

manure,muck


chrysalis-a quiescent insect pupa, especially of a butterfly or moth. the hard outer case of this, especially after being discarded.a preparatory or transitional state.