Monarch Butterfly Metamorphosis

How magical is it that such a small species can undergo such a significant transformation?

Butterflies undergo complete metamorphosis, in which there are four distinct stages: egg, caterpillar, pupa, and butterfly.

 

Butterflies provide a wide range of environmental benefits, including pollination and natural pest control.

Their fascinating life-cycles are used in many countries to teach children about the natural world. The transformation from egg to caterpillar to butterfly is one of the many wonders of nature…

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