Animals - Butterflies
Some butterflies have beautifully colored wings.

Animals - Butterflies

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Butterflies brighten up our lives. They are colorful insects. They flutter from flower to flower. As you have studied animals you have learned about butterflies at school. They are very unusual animals and have an interesting life-cycle. As they grow up, they change a lot. They look completely different. How much do you know about the life-cycle of a butterfly?

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1.
What helps butterflies to fly?
Arms
Legs
Head
Wings
When you look at a butterfly, it often seems to have just two wings. But butterflies have four wings - two on either side
2.
Where do butterflies lay their eggs?
In a pond
On a leaf
On the ground
In a nest
Butterflies lay lots of eggs
3.
What hatches from butterfly eggs?
Centipedes
Caterpillars
Worms
Tadpoles
Baby caterpillars are tiny
4.
The caterpillar grows. It grows by eating _____.
Leaves
Flowers
Roots
Worms
Caterpillars can eat great big holes in the leaves of plants
5.
The caterpillar turns into a _____.
Spider
Pupa
Worm
Egg
Another name for a pupa is a chrysalis
6.
Inside the pupa, the caterpillar changes into a _____.
Fly
Butterfly
Bee
Beetle
The butterfly looks completely different to the caterpillar
7.
Which one of these is the adult?
Egg
Pupa
Chrysalis
Butterfly
Most butterflies have beautiful, colored wings
8.
Which one of these can fly?
Caterpillar
Pupa
Butterfly
Chrysalis
What is your favorite color of butterfly?
9.
Where do adult butterflies get their food?
By eating leaves
From flowers
From roots
By eating grass
Butterflies and bees both get their food from flowers
10.
This insect is like a butterfly. But it is not as colorful. It is a _____.
Beetle
Bee
Dragonfly
Moth
Moths are often brown or gray in color. They grow just like a butterfly. They have eggs and caterpillars. But instead of a pupa, the moth caterpillar makes a cocoon
Author:  David Bland

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