Fun Facts About Butterflies
Here are some really fun facts about butterflies:
- Butterflies taste with their feet.
- Nearly all butterflies range in size from a tiny 1/8 inch to a huge almost 12 inches.
- There are about 17,500 butterfly species in the world, 750 in the United States.
- Butterflies cannot fly when their body temp is below 86 degrees.
- A butterflies wings are transparent.
- Crazy but, butterflies are near-sighted they only see 10-12 feet.
- Butterflies have a liquid only diet.
Want even more fun facts? Here you go…
- They are fact for their size, nutterflies can fly 12 miles per hour
- Butterflies live on a few short weeks.
- Their wings need to dry, because butterflies can’t fly immediately after they hatch.
- Butterflies can see red, green, and yellow.
There are so many fun facts about butterflies. Here is a whole garden about butterflies, here are flowers that attract butterflies and here is our Pinterest Page on Butterflies.