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How long do butterflies live?
Question Date: 2006-11-21
Answer 1:

There are many different kinds of butterflies. The different kinds of butterflies typically live a different length of time. For example, monarch butterflies live from two to seven months, and a brimstone butterfly can live for around a year (although most of this time is spent hibernating). Some other kinds of butterflies cant live more than a few days. Overall, most butterflies live on average only one or two weeks.


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