Some things we bet you didn't know about butterflies!
Butterflies can’t fly if they’re cold.
Butterfly wings are actually transparent – they are made up of very thin layers of a thing called ‘chitin’ and the scales on top of the chitin reflect light.
A newly emerged butterfly can’t fly.
Butterflies live on an all-liquid diet, usually nectar. No solid food here!
Butterflies are nearsighted, but they can see a lot of colours.
Butterflies only live for about 2 to 4 weeks.
Butterflies use their wings to camouflage themselves from predators.
Butterflies drink from mud puddles – it’s a source of minerals!
Butterflies taste with their feet - they have taste receptors there!