Latin Name: Dryas julia
How big can I grow:
Wingspan 8 to 9cm
Where do I live:
Native from Brazil to southern Texas and Florida, in summer can be found as far north as eastern Nebraska
What do I eat:
As a caterpillar feeds on leaves of passion vines, after transformation it feeds on the nectar of flowers and the tears of caiman
Like bees, this butterfly feeds on the tears of caiman, irritating their eyes to produce tears!