Milkweed bugs

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Life Cycle

First it starts as an egg. It takes one week to hatch and becomes a nymph. Then it starts eating and eating. Then it turns into a moth. Its a grown up.

Body

It is black, orange, and yellow. When it molts they have a disgusting taste.

Protection

When any body eats a milkweed bug it has a disgusting taste. If you put a lot in your mouth you will vomit.

Food

It eats a milkweed plant, sunflower seeds, and sap.

Fun Facts

1. A female lays up to 30 to 50 eggs.

2. If you put a male and a female together they will mate.

3. When they are a baby there are one mm.