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Deforestation will cause the blue morpho butterfly to turn brown so that it can fit in with the arid landscape. Blue morphos live in the tropical forests of Latin America from Mexico to Colombia. In order to keep themselves out of sight better and consume less energy, the butterflies will also shrink from 6" to 3". The brown will blend in better than the blue when at rest due to the absence of trees in the newly deforested area. The blue will be on the underside so that it can fly and blend in with the sky. The butterfly will be able to adapt to the urban environment better. The butterfly will adjust to the new alterations brought on by deforestation and climate change in this way. Morpho butterflies eat decaying fruits and unlike most butterflies don't associate with flowers and nectar and been seen eating sap from Samanea trees.