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Butterfree (Pokémon)

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Butterfree resembles a vaguely anthropomorphic butterfly with a purple body. Unlike true insects, it only has two body segments and four light blue legs. The upper pair of legs resembles small, three-fingered hands, while the lower pair resembles long, digit-less feet. Butterfree has two black antennae, a light blue snout with two fangs underneath, and large, red compound eyes. Its two pairs of wings are white with black {{wp|Insect wing#Venation|venation}}. Two oval scales on a female Butterfree's lower wings are black, but they are white on a male.
Butterfree's wings are covered with poisonous powders that fall off continuously as it flies. It will defend {{p|Caterpie}} from bird Pokémon uses this powder. This powder also repels water, enabling it to gather honey even in the rain. Butterfree will roam up to six miles (ten kilometers) from its nest in search of honey, which it carries with the hairs of its legs. Sometimes it has territorial disputes with {{p|Cutiefly}} over fields of flowers. It also consumes sap from trees pierced by {{p|Heracross}}, as seen in [[EP119|the anime]]. Butterfree is found in {{DL|List of Pokémon by habitat|Forest Pokémon|temperate forests and jungles}}, but it has also [[EP021|been observed]] flying near the ocean as part of its migratory breeding pattern.
==In the anime==