There are more fascinating facts about this cute and colorful winged-creature.
They are cute. They are beautiful. They are colorful and they fly in your garden. Beautiful winged-creatures adding a touch of beauty to your garden but there’s more about them that only few people know and this list shares some of the interesting facts about these butterflies.
1. Butterflies can only see green, yellow and red. No wonder why they are always seen on gardens.
2. The average fastest flight speed they can do is 12 miles per hour. Cool…That’s FAST-cinating…
3. Their wings are actually transparent. Blame it to the iridescent scales. It’s responsible for giving the wings the color that we see.
4. They taste with their feet and not with their mouths. Why? Because they don’t have mouths. Their taste sensors are located on their feet.
5. They can only fly when there is sun. Why? They are cold-blooded and they can only fly if the temperature is high enough.
6. They smell with their antenna. Cool. First they taste with their feet and now, they smell with their antenna.
7. They weigh about 2 rose petals. That light you can’t even feel it if it settles on your shoulder.
8. They excrete red liquid that looks like blood. Some people mistook it as blood and even touch it to make sure but the truth is. It’s their waste material.
9. Butterflies are originally called FLUTTERBY.
10. They live 20-40 days in average. But some of their kinds live up to 6 months..
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