Daily Archives: February 29, 2016
Why Do Butterflies Eat Dirt, Poop, and Dead Things?
Written by Nancy Miorelli Puddling The short of this answer is that butterflies have a behavior where they sit on river banks, dead stuff, or poop and lap up the salts and minerals. It’s a behavior that can be seen in … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Ecology Tagged Butterfly, Lepidoptera, mud-puddling, puddling, tongue 2 Comments
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