Which Came First, the Caterpillar or the Butterfly?

Ecology & Me

Apr 20 2021 • 9 mins

What’s actually happening in metamorphosis? Why do so many insects do it? Are all butterflies descended from an ancient caterpillar or a ancient butterfly?


I sat down with professor Dr. Anurag Agrawal to get some answers.


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Episode recorded, mixed and produced by Kate Douglas


Theme song is by Matthew Dean Marsh


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