How long do butterflies stay in their cocoons?

Answer Before caterpillars become adult butterflies they enter the pupa stage. At this point the caterpillars spin chrysalises (commonly known as cocoons) around their bodies for protection. The amount of... Read More »

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How long do spotted apatelodes stay in their cocoons?

Spotted Apatelodes (Apatolodes torrefacta), silkworm moths that live in and around deciduous forests in the eastern Unites States and Canada, stay in their cocoons for eight months from September u... Read More »

Cocoons With Butterflies?

Beginning life as an egg and then hatching into a caterpillar, the caterpillar one day finds a spot to hang and spins a cocoon around itself that hardens into a pupa, or chrysalis. The pupa eventua... Read More »

How long do baby birds stay in their nests?

The time it takes for a baby bird to leave the nest varies from species to species. However, most songbirds will incubate their young for two weeks; and in another two weeks, they will be able to l... Read More »

How long do baby pandas stay with their mothers?

Female pandas can only get pregnant once a year, giving birth to up to two babies. The young pandas can remain with their mothers for as long as three years before venturing off to make a life of t... Read More »