A Butterfly Lays its Eggs

 

The first stage of the butterfly life cycle begins when the butterfly lays eggs on a leaf.  The leaf will provide food for the baby caterpillars.
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Watch the video to learn how a butterfly lays its eggs.  Notice what happens after the eggs begin to hatch.

 

Baby caterpillars hatch from the eggs.

 

Click here to see what happens to the baby caterpillars.