Butterfly. Lifecycles. Stage 1: The Egg. Butterfly moms lay eggs on leaves. They c an lay up to 300 eggs The egg stage lasts about 6 days. Stage 2: Caterpillar. Begins eating immediately First eats own eggshell Eats lots of leaves Lasts about 11 days. Caterpillar Growth.
Caterpillars grow very fast. If you grew that fast when you were a baby, you would weigh 8 tons. That’s as much as a big dinosaur.
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