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Butterfly pictures are so beautiful that you might have interest to see them. Here we put some butterfly pictures as well as some facts of them for you. Please check these butterfly pictures and facts and express your opinion.

Butterfly Pictures and facts :

It is popularly  believed that, the word butterfly is derived from the expression ‘butter-coloured fly’ .
There are about 20,000 known butterfly species around the world.

Butterfly pictures

Butterfly Pictures

The average lifespan of an adult butterfly is about 2 weeks, but some species can live for at least 11 months.

Firstly there are a great many more biological and climatic niches to be occupied in the tropics. In Peru for example, where there are more butterfly species than anywhere else on Earth.

 

butterfly pictures

Butterfly Pictures

Butterfly have four wings, which are actually transparent. The vivid colors are due to overlapping bright scales. The wings are very delicate. And  it can be damaged, if touched, lifted, or held by hands.

the designs of their wings  deceive predators into thinking them to be some other larger creature. These patterns are also useful in to attract opposite mate.

butterfly pictures

Butterfly Pictures

The wings are attached to the butterfly’s thorax (mid-section).

Butterflies range in size from a tiny 1/8 inch to a huge almost 12 inches. Butterflies can see red, green, and yellow.

The top butterfly flight speed is 12 miles per hour. Some of them can fly 25 miles per hour!

Monarch butterflies journey from  a distance of about 2,000 miles, and return to the north again in the spring.

If their body temperature is less than 86 degrees, they can not fly.

butterfly pictures

Butterfly Pictures

Butterflies  population can either thrive, or be adversely affected with changes in the climatic conditions. Plenty of butterflies indicate a healthy and well-balanced ecosystem, while a dearth can denote a possible environmental problem.

These are Butterfly Pictures and facts for you.