Beautiful Butterfly

May 2009
Scholastic News -- Edition 1;May/Jun2009, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p1
The article offers information on butterfly. Butterfly is an insect that has scaled wings with tiny scales. Butterflies and moths are the only insects that have wings with scales that fit together like shingles on a house roof. The butterfly has a mouth that is long and hollow, just like a straw. Butterflies come out during the day, while moths come out at night. Information on the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," by Eric Carle is also offered.


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