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BUTTERFLY BEHAVIOURS

Updated: Jan 30, 2019


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Sun Basking

Butterflies are cold blooded which means that they cannot regulate their body temperature. As a result, in order to generate enough heat and energy, butterflies spread their wings flat, orient themselves towards sunlight to get maximum exposure on their bodies.

Mud puddling

Mud puddling is the aggregation of butterflies, especially males in puddles to sip moisture and nutrients from the soil. The nutrients consisting mainly of sodium and nitrogen; increase male fertility and enhance reproductive success.

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