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Metamorphosis, Transformation of a Caterpillar

Let's start at the beginning... How do butterflies become butterflies?  What the world is metamorphosis?

The process or changes of a caterpillar becoming a butterfly or moth is a called metamorphosis. 

All butterflies and moths go through the same stages of transformation...

Stages of Butterfly Life Cycle

  1. Egg
  2. Caterpillar or Larva
  3. Pupa also known as chrysalis or cocoon
  4. Butterfly or moth

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