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Check out our range of fun butterfly facts for kids. We revealed all the strange, unusual or bizarre information’s about butterflies. Enjoy!

  • Butterflies are found in every continent except Antarctica. There are about 24,000 species.
  • Butterflies are divided into two main groups called skippers (hesperioidea) and true butterflies (papilionoidea).
  • The top butterfly flight speed is 12 miles per hour.
    Butterfly Facts

    Butterflies have two large eyes, which are made of many, many small parts.

  • Butterflies have a long, flexible, tube-like tongue.
  • Butterflies sip nectar, sap, and juices from fruit.
  • Butterflies can see red, green, and yellow.
  • Butterflies don’t have lungs.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • An adult female lays her eggs on a plant.
  • Caterpillars shed their skin as they grow and then they become a butterfly.
  • Butterflies change four times during their lives, changes are called metamorphosis.
  • Butterflies can live anywhere from 2 days to 11 months.
  • The Spring Azure is one of the shortest lived butterflies lasting only a couple of days.
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