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THE BUTTERFLY

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What is that graceful creature roaming around the garden? Hummmm…! It is the magnificent butterfly; it is so beautiful. Do you know why the butterfly’s wings are so beautiful? They are not just to beautify itself, it is also to camouflage in its environment from danger. I wonder what they eat, how it comes about and its importance.



Lifecycle
The male and female butterfly come together as a dance partner an d mate. The female butterfly lays 8- 10 eggs on an ever green leaf in the forest, a young plant or on a wall that plants grows on. She flies away and leaves the eggs. After 4 to 6 days. The caterpillar hatches from the egg. When the caterpillar was in the egg, it did not eat so it is very hungry and begins to eat. It is as it eats that it grows fatter, fatter and fatter. It even sheds its skin then it enters into the crystallise. After a week, it comes out of the crystallise as a butterfly. It stays for its wings to dry before it flies away. “What the butterfly calls the end, the wor…