TIL that as a caterpillar the blue butterfly disguises itself as an ant larva and imitates the sound and smell of the ant queen. Ants carry the caterpillar into their nest and care for it at the expense of their colony.
Shared Writing Kindergarten Bulletin Board. Panoramic view of ant colony with chambers and tunnels, worker ants and the queen ant, chambers for food storage and waste, Students made scientific model of ant with accurate body parts. Students and teacher labeled the diagram and wrote scientific fact sentences: Ants dig tunnels. Ants live in colonies. The queen lays the eggs.