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Hidden Lifecycle Of A Butterfly

Butterflies are beautiful creatures that can be found all over the world. Have you ever wondered how a butterfly comes to be? Here's a look at the life cycle of a butterfly. Egg: The life cycle of a butterfly begins with an egg. The female butterfly lays her eggs on the leaves of a plant, where they will be safe from predators. Larva (caterpillar): The egg hatches, and a caterpillar emerges. The caterpillar is very hungry and spends its time eating leaves and growing bigger. Pupa (chrysalis): Once the caterpillar has grown to its full size, it attaches itself to a leaf or twig and forms a chrysalis (or pupa). Inside the chrysalis, the caterpillar undergoes a metamorphosis and transforms into a butterfly. Adult butterfly: After a few weeks, the butterfly emerges from the chrysalis. It takes some time for the butterfly to dry its wings and get used to flying. Once it's ready, the butterfly takes flight and begins the cycle all over again by laying eggs. Did you know that the