One of my birthday gifts arrived in the mail. It turned out to be painted lady larvae. Within a couple of days the caterpillars climbed to the top of the container and formed into chrysalis.
Fun Facts about painted lady butterflies
. She can lay up to 500 eggs
. She may travel 1000 miles in her lifetime
. She breathes through her abdomen
. She tastes with her feet
. She has 10000 eyes
It was exciting to watch 5 caterpillars metamorphose into beautiful painted lady butterflies.