• Some caterpillars have the ability to mimic the markings of snakes so they can avoid becoming dinner for a predator.
  • To avoid bats, night butterflies have ears on their wings.
  • Monarch caterpillars will grow to over 2700 times their size. In order to do this, they must shed their skin four times before they become a chrysalis.
  • The colors that we see on many butterflies are an illusion. The colors we see are created by the refraction of the light as it reflects off the surface.
  • Caterpillars have over 4,000 muscles compared to humans that have 792.
  • Ever wonder why the Mexican “Jumping” Beans jump? It’s because a moth larva is living inside.