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Blue Morph Butterfly in the Rainforest Angie
Introduction Tropical rainforest are really important. Tropical rainforest are located near the equator also by Southern Asia, Africa, South America, Central America and Pacific Islands. Rainforest need heat and a lot of rain. There are many animals and plants in the rainforest. These are the reasons rainforest are important to us.
Forest Floor and Understory The forest floor and the understory are the two lowest layers. The forest floor is very wet and dark. Also larger animals live there. The understory has a little more light and butterflies, snakes, and other animals.
Canopy and Emergent Layers The canopy and emergent layers are the two highest layers. The canopy is the top layer and a lot of animals live there. The emergent layer is the top layer.
Supplies and Products We get many supplies from the rainforest. We get fruits and vegetables. One of them is bananas. Also we get pineapples from the rainforest.
Appearance The blue morph butterfly has a marking on the end of their wings. Also the blue morph butterfly has four wings on each side. The blue morph butterfly has big wings.
Habitat The blue morph butterfly lives all around the world except North and South pole.The blue morph butterfly lives mostly in tropical places. Central and South America has more butterflies than anywhere else. The blue morpho butterfly lives in the emergent layer. It uses plants for a home and food.
Diet The blue morph butterfly only eats liquids like nectar. The blue morph butterfly eats with its proboscis. It’s like a straw. They also drinks juice from dead animals.
Predators and Prey A blue morph butterfly’s predators is a jaguar. Another predator is a fish. When they are by ponds, fish jump up and eat them. They are endangered. Humans trap them in a jar and don’t care for them. They don’t even feed them!
Adaptations The blue morph butterfly has to go through several changes to survive in the rainforest. Sometimes they can camouflage with the color blue.
Interesting Facts Some butterflies very fast. Did you know there are 28,000 species of butterflies? The blue morph butterfly has big wings. Butterflies need the rainforest trees and plants to live.