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Monarch Butterfly in a jar by My Butterfly

It’s a difficult decision picking which butterfly option to go with when your getting your first My Butterfly so we’ve decided to give you a few facts about our butterflies to help you out.

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Did you know?

The female Monarch butterfly can lay about 100 eggs on a single plant and the eggs hatch about four days after they are laid. They also have thicker wing veins than their Male counterparts.

The adult Monarch butterfly drinks nectar from a variety of species of flowers. This nectar proves to be the vital source of energy for these butterflies and they can fly from between 5 to 30 miles per hour

The Monarch Butterfly is also called a milkweed butterfly and breathes through its wings. They eat milkweed as a caterpillar and eats nectar as an adult butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly is the king of the insect world and in the wild they have a life span of 8-9 months and a wingspan of 8.6 – 12.4 cm

They can also migrate over 3,100 kilometers.

Note: Whilst looking very realistic our butterflies are in fact robotic toys, no insects were harmed in the making :)