Rural Missouri - July 2017 - 42
Buddy Bear found a photo he likes in this issue - but he
likes to see things big - so he zoomed in on his favorite
part. Your mission? Mail Buddy Bear a note telling him
what page you found the photo on and your age. If you're
correct, your name goes into a drawing to win a Buddy
Bear drawstring backpack. We'll choose ﬁve winners
each month. Send your answer to: Buddy Bear's "Find
The Photo" * P.O. Box 1645 * Jefferson City, MO 65102.
Congratulations to last month's winners: Shayd VanBuren,
Trustyn Ragan, Dylan Gonzalez, Quiton Fronterhouse and
Silas Reichenbaugh. The image was on page 34 - it was
the front part of the canoe. The photo can be viewed in
our June digital edition at www.ruralmissouri.coop. This
month's entries must be received by July 14. Sorry adults
- this contest is only for kids 13 and under.
So what is the difference between
butterﬂies and moths?
Moths usually have dull colors or brown on their
wings and a fatter body. They usually ﬂy around
at night. Butterﬂies have more colorful wings,
skinny bodies and longer antennae. Butterﬂies
usually ﬂy around in the daytime.
There are many varieties of butterﬂies in
Missouri. Here are three of the most popular
ones. Go outside and see if you can spot them
around your yard this summer!
These are the four stages
in the life of a butterﬂy:
RURAL MISSOURI | JULY 2017
4. Adult butterﬂy
BUTTERFLY GARDEN FAVORITES
Butterﬂies feed off the nectar of ﬂowers. Plant
some of these to attract butterﬂies to your yard:
* ZINNIA *Monarchs can't survive
without milkweed! They
need milkweed to lay
their eggs, and their
caterpillars only eat