Cocoons

cocoons

There was a recent Radiolab podcast called Black Box that talked about cocoons – worth a listen if you’re interested in learning some really cool stuff about this transformation. Very cool stuff.

These cocoons live at the Smithsonian in Washington DC.

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  1. A butterfly house has been erected in the grounds of the Natural History Museum in London. There are hundreds of butterflies from around the world – and suitable species for them to feed on.

    The one beast that really blew my mind recently was the ladybird (ladybug in the US). In its larval stage it’s a voracious predator and it looks it.

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