• Question: Why do butterflies only live for a short space of time?

    Asked by Dylanpanna to Sarah, Min on 23 Apr 2020.
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      Min Yap answered on 23 Apr 2020:

      They actually live a long time, if you consider that they started as a caterpillar. But as butterflies, they are delicate and their lifespan is highly dependent on the environment and climate. They can last from days to weeks.