August 19

A Butterfly’s Proboscis

I caught more pollinators busy at work! (See previous post for information about pollinators.) Do you know how butterflies drink the sweet nectar in a flower? They have a proboscis. To explain how the tube-like proboscis works with my student scientists, I use a party blower. When not in use, the proboscis is rolled up out of the way.

Posted August 19, 2021 by pbright2 in category Science

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