Movement, Nature

Butterflies and Bumblebees

Millions of years old, development in stages, excellent navigational skills, flight that defies physics, extraordinary senses.

And they eat the same food, more or less.

Fascinating beings.

Read all about them here and here.

Bonus geekery

Did you know:

  • Butterflies can smell with their antennae, and taste with their feet?
  • Butterflies and bumblebees can ‘see’ temperatures of flower parts?
  • Butterflies buff up on sodium?
  • Bumblebees can fly extremely high?
  • A bumblebee is a dumbledore?
  • Epic monarch migrations can take more than 4 generations each way to complete?

Now you do.

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