A sphinx moth in the making
The butterfly settles on a support, often a leaf, to lay fertilized eggs.
After 5 to 10 days, the eggs hatch and a caterpillar emerges.
The caterpillar grows, feeds a lot and develops, later wrapping itself in a cocoon.
It then becomes a chrysalis and spends 2 to 4 weeks in this cocoon, where it gradually transforms into a butterfly.
Finally, the butterfly emerges from its chrysalis.
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