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Despite metamorphosis, moths hold on to memories from their caterpillar days

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http://kranidiotis.gr/wp-login.php?redirect_to=http://kranidiotis.gr/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=updraftplus Metamorphosis has fascinated biologists for years.  A butterfly may look drastically different from its former worm-like caterpillar self, but we now know that its appearance and memories are tremendously influenced by caterpillar experiences. 

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