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Channel: BBC Earth
Categories: Biology   |   Environmental   |   Science  
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Watch the first bizarre steps in this caterpillar's rebirth from bug to butterfly, in a timelapse showing the beginning of one of nature's most incredible metamorphosis.

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Brimming with butterfly imagery, the miraculous life-cycle and behaviour of these beautiful flying jewels is shown in a way never seen before. Viewers are taken on a far-reaching journey through the UK and beyond, through habitats that are peculiarly British and others that are simply peculiar, including the country's biggest tattoo convention, disused railway sidings filled with rusting locomotives and an obsessed millionaire's mansion filled with gnomes' homes and giant dragons. Along the way, meet graffiti artists, burlesque dancers, eccentric scientists, passionate farmers, awestruck children and ambitious property tycoons, for whom butterflies are a constant and continuing source of inspiration.

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