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Animated Butterfly

Year 1 Hatch Painted Ladies

Animated Butterfly

 

Year 1 recently took delivery of some Painted Lady catterpillars and have watched them change into beautiful butterflies.

First let's take a look at the life cycle

Photograph of Painted Lady

Photograph of Painted Lady
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Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady
Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady
Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady

Photograph of Painted Lady

 

With every day that passes more and more Painted Ladies hatch out of their pupa's (chrysalis) only two remain all of the others have hatched.

Photograph of Painted Lady

Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady
Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady
Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady
Photograph of Painted Lady Photograph of Painted Lady

Photograph of Painted Lady

 

Please click on the play button below to view the video clip of the release of these beautiful Painted Ladies.

Photograph of Releasing the Painted Lady Butterflies Photograph of Releasing the Painted Lady Butterflies
Photograph of Releasing the Painted Lady Butterflies Photograph of Releasing the Painted Lady Butterflies
Photograph of Releasing the Painted Lady Butterflies Photograph of Releasing the Painted Lady Butterflies

 

Maybe they will visit you in your garden?

 

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Photograph of a Buttercup

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Headteacher: Mrs Debora Stevens