Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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Ancient Butterflies

 ... actually predated flowers.  The article suggests they may have fed on sugary sap oozing out of plants.  But butterflies will eat all kinds of things, like rotten fruit or manure.  They may have already been there when some enterprising plant decided to try bribing them with nectar-laden flowers.
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