Friday, October 11, 2013

Friday Fun: Gross Out!

Delicate. Lovely. Graceful. These are some of the words you might use to describe a butterfly. Right?

But consider the madrilenial butterfly: Nectar isn’t the only thing it sips with its straw-like proboscis. It also feeds on the blood of any dead animal it can find. Yuck!

For more gross facts about our animal neighbors, check out Animal Grossapedia. But be sure not to read it right after lunch!

1 comment:

  1. blood-sucking butterflies - perfect for Halloween! They'll fit right in with the zombie ants.