Monday, September 1, 2014

Fact of the Day: Butterfly Parenting

Butterflies can actually taste with their feet. The reason for doing so is that they can tell which leaves will be edible for their baby caterpillars once their eggs have hatched. 

23 comments:

  1. I love bUTTERflies they are so lovely and delicate.
    Nice to know these facts about them.

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  2. Well I didn't know that...beautiful butterflies.

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  3. now that is so very interesting

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  4. Wow!! This is one of the most interesting things I have ever read. I will tell my pupils. Kisses:)

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  5. Good thing they fly and not walk, tasting ground all the time would suck

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  6. Cool! My daughter found a caterpillar last night and put it in a jar. Today, we found only a cocoon...can't wait to see what hatches.

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  7. very very nice my dear!!I love it!

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  8. I'm glad we don't have that - every time I go running and my socks get all sweaty I'd probably throw up.

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  9. I actually knew that fact about the feet, but what I did not know was about the leaves and the eggs. Thanks for filling in those dots for me Adam, and have a great week.

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  10. Interesting fact Adam, didn't know this!

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  11. Thanks for such great information. I love pretty butterflies, but never knew that about them.I do not have many here.

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  12. You always know amazing things Adam!
    And I love butterflies!

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  13. I knew that they could taste with their feet. I didn't know it was beneficial for their babies though!

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