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Painted Lady Butterfly 5-Larvae Culture

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Painted Lady Butterfly 5-Larvae Culture is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 175.
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Carolina makes it easy to teach the concept of life cycle with live painted lady butterflies! This 8-oz cup comes with 5 Vanessa cardui butterfly larvae and their food. The larvae pupate and emerge as adult butterflies in about 30 days. Witnessing metamorphosis is an experience that children never forget! At least 3 out of 5 larvae are guaranteed to emerge as healthy adult butterflies. Larvae come with care instructions.

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Carolina makes it easy to teach the concept of life cycle with live painted lady butterflies! This 8-oz cup comes with 5 Vanessa cardui butterfly larvae and their food. The larvae pupate and emerge as adult butterflies in about 30 days. Witnessing metamorphosis is an experience that children never forget! At least 3 out of 5 larvae are guaranteed to emerge as healthy adult butterflies. Larvae come with care instructions.

After the adults emerge, try breeding them. All you need is the proper host plant for the adults to lay eggs on. The Mallow Plant (item #144042) is the painted lady's natural host. Once your new generation of caterpillars hatch, they will be hungry, and the mallow plant is the perfect source of food for them.

Order the Live Culture Coupon to receive the culture at your convenience.

 
 
 
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not so awesome I bought this for my mom's birthday, 2 lived out of the 1st batch and 2 lived out of the 2nd batch. Not a very good survival ratio for the money.
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Teachable Moments This is the second time I bought Painted Lady caterpillars to watch develop into butterflies with my three grandkids. The seven year-old was amused and amazed as all six of the caterpillars emerged from coccoons as adult butterflies. It was an incredible learning experience to share with my grand children. The butterflies were active in their cage and we saw watched them all eating the nectar we made.The butterfly release into a natural area was a grand family celebration. Long may you live Painted Ladies.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for showing the life cycle. I purchased this for a kids summer "bug" camp. The cup came with 6 larvae and all survived.
Date published: 2018-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I bought these for my granddaughters birthday. We got her a habitat that came with painted lady Caterpillars. All the caterpillars were d.o.a. so I order from you and all ten are butterflies as I write. I found the place when ordering again
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Watchngt he process I bought these so that my grandchildren could experienced the butterfly life cycle up close & personal. We did this a few years ago, as well. We have created a butterfly habitat in our tiny, suburban back yard.
Date published: 2018-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Painted lady My class of preschoolers were inspired. I teach children with autism and other disabilities. The butterflies inspired our children who are nonverbal to make word approximations to label the stages. One of my professors told us to give young children experiences. This was a great way to give children experiences.
Date published: 2018-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We loved it! This was a great project for my kids at home to be able to observe nature at its best right in their own living room was just wonderful! We enjoyed watching them grow and even held them when they turned into beautiful butterflies. All 6 caterpillars were healthy and survived. They all turned into beautiful butterflies. The package was great with everything you need to begin this fun project. I definitely recommend this.
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Butterflies all hatched! Use your products every year so the children can see the entire butterfly process. We have not been disappointed.
Date published: 2018-06-05
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