Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies are everywhere right now in Maryland. They are such beautiful butterflies that I had to make another printable butterfly craft. Lorelai loved it! She painted hers with a fine paintbrush and then gave it to her Gammie when it was finished.
Check out this picture I snapped a few days ago:
Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Facts:
- Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillars are very particular; they like to live in wild cherry or tulip trees. (Among others)
- Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillars are bright green.
- Female butterflies are usually darker than the males of their species.
- Tiger Swallowtails resemble a poisonous butterfly called the Pipevine Swallowtail. This helps keep predators away.
- For more facts, check out this website!