We have butterflies emerging from their chrysalis in our classroom! About ten butterflies were out when we left on Friday for our long weekend. You can see the butterflies live in our classroom by clicking on the links below:
Note: This feed has been discontinued as the butterflies have been released!
To answer the most frequently asked questions:
The brown in the bottom of the container is a paper towel to help keep the butterflies from sticking to the plastic. The red that you see on the sides and bottom is NOT blood. It is maconium, which is tissues and colouring left over from the butterfly and wing formation. The small round lid contains sugar water, which the butterflies will drink until they are released into the wild.