Butterfly Farming IS AMAZING - (Full Life Cycle) - Smarter Every Day 96

  • Published: 30 June 2013
  • I visited a butterfly farm and left a different man. Video of the entire process from egg to wing Inflation!! Thanks for tolerating the ad I made bit.ly/AudibleSED

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Comments • 2 712

  • Robert W
    Robert W  1 hours back

    C.S Louis all the way

    • The Reckoning
      The Reckoning  6 days back

      It’s a misconception that chameleons change colors to blend into their environments. They don’t, they change colors based on how they’re feeling, and the changes aren’t typically all that drastic.

      • loly lollol
        loly lollol  2 weeks back

        I just saw a butterfly pee

        • Cornicaphobia
          Cornicaphobia  3 weeks back

          Destins face in the thumbnail is hilarious

          • yusuf mohamed
            yusuf mohamed  3 weeks back

            Good amazing keep going

            • Thunderus Night
              Thunderus Night  3 weeks back

              When mommy butterfly and a daddy butterfly get really horny (censored noise with screaming child in the background) and now you have another
              What lesson do you want next kids? Mommy's homicide?

              • TomKaren94
                TomKaren94  3 weeks back

                Remind me to watch this video during lunch.

                • Adam
                  Adam  4 weeks back

                  Such a beautiful video

                  • Zhasurbek Umarov
                    Zhasurbek Umarov  4 weeks back

                    "I brake for butterflies"
                    me: How are you alive right now!?

                    • John Keller
                      John Keller  1 months back

                      So much respect for you... Your faith is so clearly displayed in how you live

                      • LPPrince
                        LPPrince  1 months back

                        I grew up in NYC, went to the Bronx Zoo all the time. Cool to see where some of the butterflies there come from. :)

                        • LPPrince
                          LPPrince  1 months back

                          Asserflys. There.

                          • Mercury
                            Mercury  1 months back

                            0:36 Alright John you have a HUGE butt-erfly house here.

                            • Anthony Oldfield
                              Anthony Oldfield  1 months back

                              2:59 BUTTERFLY ESCAPES

                              • jo han
                                jo han  1 months back

                                the wings are folded in the chrysalis, and the way they are folded can be described using origami math.

                                • Snarky Mcsnarkles
                                  Snarky Mcsnarkles  1 months back

                                  where did his eyebrows go????

                                  • lylaa latiff
                                    lylaa latiff  1 months back

                                    I love butterfly, but i have phobia with Caterpillar

                                    • G S
                                      G S  1 months back

                                      im sure this guys a pedophile. screenshot this comment

                                      • Lenard Bicad
                                        Lenard Bicad  1 months back

                                        Amazing 😘

                                        • Mahammadou Tunkara
                                          Mahammadou Tunkara  1 months back

                                          thank you

                                          • xElfenlied
                                            xElfenlied  1 months back

                                            This video is over 6 years old btw and it's super nice to see this once desperate man's sub count, good job.

                                            • J WONG
                                              J WONG  1 months back

                                              I didn't even know this was a thing 🤣

                                              • riana mohamed
                                                riana mohamed  1 months back

                                                Wa ilaihi nushur

                                                • Phaleel
                                                  Phaleel  1 months back

                                                  I thought this was a new Queens of the Stone Age video...

                                                  • Andrea Gaye Scott Westfall

                                                    VERY COOL!!! ABSOLUTELY FASCINATING!!!

                                                    • MrGroobay
                                                      MrGroobay  1 months back

                                                      I wanted to know what the butterfly farm does... raise caterpillars for educational purposes? environmental?

                                                      • dana8567
                                                        dana8567  1 months back

                                                        One of the most amazing creatures God made!

                                                        • Oden Petersen
                                                          Oden Petersen  1 months back

                                                          So that's why it's called the instar emergence.

                                                          • tjsam805
                                                            tjsam805  1 months back

                                                            I did this with my kids last summer with some monarchs from our garden. my daughter even took one to her pre-k class. it was so dope.

                                                            • Adequate Bros.
                                                              Adequate Bros.  2 months back

                                                              one snuck out in like, 2 frames

                                                              • Pragna P
                                                                Pragna P  2 months back

                                                                Wat was the plant name on which eggs were present

                                                                • SIR_PRIZE_MUTHAFAKKA
                                                                  SIR_PRIZE_MUTHAFAKKA  2 months back

                                                                  What do you get farming butterflys?

                                                                  • Lizz Wellne
                                                                    Lizz Wellne  2 months back

                                                                    I'm more of a moth person, but it sure is majestic to watch them hatch.

                                                                    • Centermass
                                                                      Centermass  2 months back

                                                                      I use the audible/smater many months ago and listen to it while I work. Got to say that I was instantly addicted and have been using it ever since. Thanks for telling me about it and wish you the best in the future! God bless you and your family!

                                                                      • Louise Batty
                                                                        Louise Batty  2 months back

                                                                        What an amazing video. Thank you so much.

                                                                        • Neon Seven
                                                                          Neon Seven  2 months back

                                                                          Metamorphosis. ^_^

                                                                          • Disco Biker Barefoot Acrylics

                                                                            I hatched my first monarch this week! I missed its emergence also. I took him outside & he hung out for about 24 hours before he flew away! I live in MI. so he better no taste any time flying south!
                                                                            I love the C.S. Lewis books!

                                                                            • Fozia Bashir Alvi
                                                                              Fozia Bashir Alvi  2 months back

                                                                              Interesting .........
                                                                              Come on GIRLS .

                                                                              • Sharp shark
                                                                                Sharp shark  2 months back

                                                                                thirty kids!?

                                                                                • Minko
                                                                                  Minko  2 months back

                                                                                  You should advertise! I always whitelist channels i genuinely enjoy from ad blocker.

                                                                                  • Jason Miller
                                                                                    Jason Miller  2 months back

                                                                                    Butterfly farmer? no one told me this was a career path.

                                                                                    • The Ram
                                                                                      The Ram  2 months back

                                                                                      she is so smart!

                                                                                      • Philip Eskildsen
                                                                                        Philip Eskildsen  2 months back

                                                                                        Go Caterpie

                                                                                        • Foo Nugget
                                                                                          Foo Nugget  2 months back

                                                                                          Despite me having mottephobia, this was really interesting to watch.

                                                                                          • Greg Kral
                                                                                            Greg Kral  2 months back

                                                                                            That was a beautiful vid, thanks a bunch.

                                                                                            • bumble Bee
                                                                                              bumble Bee  2 months back

                                                                                              At 8:26 you can see that the butterflies proboscis is in two parts. If I remember correctly these are modified mandibles that the butterfly sort of zips together to form a straw. They use it to drink nectar.

                                                                                              • Math Don
                                                                                                Math Don  2 months back

                                                                                                Wanted to throw my pokeball at the screen when I saw that caterpie

                                                                                                • Mr_Pumkin120 Plays
                                                                                                  Mr_Pumkin120 Plays  2 months back

                                                                                                  2:39 caterpie I choose you