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is it possible to keep a cocoon alive in a artificial habitat? Answered

trying to keep a cocoon in a artificial habitat until it turns into a butterlfly

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jbend

7 years ago

yes it is possible but when you find it on a leaf try to barely move it at all. If you move it around a lot it will die.

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lemonie

9 years ago

They seem to manage well enough in a natural environment if left alone. Just don't keep it in an environment that is too different from natural. Butterfly farms do this, by carefully re-attaching to e.g. a bit of wood in a box. L