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State Butterfly Crossword

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ACROSS
1.    This butterfly, the ________ Hairstreak, is an official emblem of Wyoming
2.    The state butterfly of Kentucky shares its name with a synonym for "governor"
3.     The state butterfly of Oklahoma is the Black _______ (Hint: it has a tail like that of a bird)
4.    New Hampshire chose the ______ Blue as its representative butterfly.
5.    The Colorado ________ is the emblem of its namesake state.
6.    The Zebra _______ of Tennessee is named for its large wings.
7.    Hawaii's state butterfly is the tropical-sounding __________ .

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1.    This state butterfly of New York shares its name with a naval commander.
2.    Arkansas' state butterfly is the Diana _________.
3.    The California _______ is named for its canine-like appearance.
4.    Maryland's symbol is the Baltimore _________.
5.    Six states from Alabama to Idaho boast the regal ________ butterfly as their emblem.
6.    Mississipi chose this flavorful-sounding swallowtail as its state butterfly.
7.    The swallowtail representing Tennessee shares its name with a black-and-white striped equine.
8.    The butterfly that symbolizes Delaware, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia is named after an orange jungle cat.
9.    New Mexico's state butterfly is the _____ Hairstreak.
10.  The Mourning _______ butterfly of Montana is named for its dark coloring.

The answers are beneath - no peeking!

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Butterfly Word Scramble

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Laudable Lepidoptera

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Although they have several differences, moths and butterflies are surprisingly similar.

For instance, they both belong to the order Lepidoptera. They both have wings. They both have antennae. They both have bodies smaller than their wings.

But they do have differences. Butterflies have long antennae without hairs, whereas moths have furry ones. Butterflies prefer to be outside in the day. Moths are nocturnal, which is why they often appear at night. And moths have fat and slender bodies, but butterflies have long, slender ones.

See if you can solve these "Moth or Butterfly?" Puzzles using the clues:

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