Life Cycle of the Butterfly: Adult
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Coming out of the chrysalis When it has turned into a butterfly inside the chrysalis, it will come out. It needs to spread its wet folded wings out and dry them. It will move and flap its wings. Then, the butterfly can fly away. Coming out the chrysalis Drying its wings
Egg Monarch sipping nectar Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies can be many shapes and colors. Some have bright colors, saying that they are poisenous. Some just look like the poisenous butterflies. Some blend into the trees. Some look like they have eyes or other tricky patterns on their wings to trick animals.
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Adult Butterflies will drink the nectar out of flowers for food. They help the flowers make seeds. Many butterflies live for only 1 to 2 weeks. They need to find a mate and lay eggs. Butterfly Butterfly
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