Here is a list of interesting facts about butterflies that I bet you never thought of:
- Butterflies can hear as well as see. Until the beginning of the 20th century people thought they were deaf.
- A few butterflies are like vampire bats in the way that they can drink blood from animals.
- Just male butterflies can drink the minerals from the mud paddles in case they don’t have any flowers to drink from.
- With their tube that stands for “mouth” they soak the food instead of sip it.
- Some butterflies are so fast that they can fly at almost 20 km per hour.
- Butterflies are basically coldblooded creatures.
- The time that takes for a butterfly to grow fully is 15 days.
- After the caterpillar is born the first thing that it its is the shell she came from.
- Some butterflies lay eggs on just a type of plant/flower.
- The biggest butterfly can be 12 inches long.
- Butterflies can see ultraviolet eyes.
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