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Butterflies lay almost a thousand eggs, but only a few of them survive. Most female butterflies lay eggs on leaves. A few of them release their eggs while flying. One such example is the grass feeding

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The word ‘temperate’ is used to describe those areas on Earth where temperature is modest. The wide variety of flowers in grassland and woodland clearings means that there are plenty of butterf

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Although butterflies are one of the most widely studied insect groups, there is no uniform method to classify them. The Symposium of the Royal Entomological Society of London subdivided butterfl

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Some butterflies have physical defences. This behavior is common among caterpillars in temperate countries. An example of such a caterpillar is the Nymphalis. If somebody disturbs such caterpillars

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Butterflies are known as flying flowers because of their colorful bodies and wings. They come under the category of "insect". A butterfly has six legs, four wings, and two antennae. The thin, delicate

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Butterflies are insects that belong to an order named Lepidoptera, which includes moths too. Even though butterflies belong to the "insect" category, they are significantly different from other insect

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Even though both butterflies and dragonflies are insects, both of them belong to different orders. Butterflies belong to the order Lepidoptera and Dragonflies belong to the order Odonata. Butter

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Butterflies use their antennae to sense the air for wind and scents. The antennae contain sensory organs known a sensillae. The shape, color, and structure of the antennae vary from species to species

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Butterflies protect themselves from predators through a variety of tricks. The most common among them is the chemical defense. Many plants contain poisonous substances to protect themselves from creat

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Some butterfly species mimic their neighboring poisonous species to ward off the predators. They often mimic their neighboring species by copying the latter’s color pattern, along with producing an

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