Caterpillar

Caterpillar
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Invertebrate
Group
  Caterpillar

 
Status
  Common
Added by
  JustinJeffrey - squirrel
Date Updated
  Mon Mar 14 09:08:30 2016
Image Credit
  Lisa McDonald / FreeDigitalPhotos.net


Image Comment
  This is a Monarch Butterfly caterpillar.
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Caterpillar Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Caterpillars are the larva of moths and butterflies.
  • Caterpillars eat a ton, and are often considered pests.
  • Some caterpillars are poisonous.
  • Most caterpillars are herbivores, but some also eat other insects.
  • Caterpillars change into butterflies through a process called metamorphosis.
  • An average caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
  • As soon as a Caterpillar hatches it starts eating.
  • aome butterflies eat poisonous plants as caterpillars and are poisonous themselves as adult butterflies.

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