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Unformatted text preview: The Lifecycle of the Butterfly The lifecycle of a butterfly is really interesting and very different from that of animals such as humans, dogs and cats. Butterflies do not give birth to live young and the caterpillar looks very very different from the adult butterfly. When females have been fertilised by the male butterfly, she looks for a safe place to lay her eggs and this is usually under a leaf. The eggs slowly grow into the baby caterpillars which once formed hatch out of the eggs. Then the caterpillars eat and eat lots of leaves to grow read for the next stage. This is when the caterpillar will wrap itself inside their own pod called a chrysalis. Inside this chrysalis the caterpillar transforms from the podgy grub into the beautiful butterfly and the caterpillar has then matured into the adult.caterpillar has then matured into the adult....
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course INBIO 276R taught by Professor Johngardner during the Fall '11 term at BYU.
- Fall '11