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February 1, 2012

 

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Secrets Of Silk Production

The silk trade was so valuable that anyone who tried to take silkworm eggs or mulberry seeds out of China was put to death.

November 21, 2003

 

Tapping Caterpillars

Did you know that caterpillars are territorial? Learn about the "Tapping Caterpillars" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Were Butterflies Created by Bats?

Scientists aren’t exactly sure how butterflies evolved this way, but evidence suggest that these ears might be evidence that bats created butterflies by driving moths into the daylight. The idea is that with the evolution of bat echolocation, moths had to find some way of avoiding the predator’s jaws.

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