Did you ever keep fireflies or butterflies in a jar?

Contributor: Bignuf Bignuf
I am not sure I could do it now, without feeling guilty for the poor trapped animal, but in my youth, I used to catch them, watch them for a while, then release them.

Anyone else ever catch fireflies or butterflies in jars?
03/02/2013
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Contributor: MrWishyWashy MrWishyWashy
Of course, I even made rings out of them somehow. I know, looking back at it, it was kind of cruel, but fun at the time.
03/02/2013
Contributor: Noelle Noelle
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
I am not sure I could do it now, without feeling guilty for the poor trapped animal, but in my youth, I used to catch them, watch them for a while, then release them.

Anyone else ever catch fireflies or butterflies in jars?
no but I kept rolly pollys (sp?)
03/02/2013
Contributor: SMichelle SMichelle
No, I never have.
03/02/2013
Contributor: Aishiteru Aishiteru
I caught a lot of insects as a kid.
03/03/2013
Contributor: DawnStar DawnStar
I did when I was little.
03/03/2013
Contributor: Chelynn67 Chelynn67
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
I am not sure I could do it now, without feeling guilty for the poor trapped animal, but in my youth, I used to catch them, watch them for a while, then release them.

Anyone else ever catch fireflies or butterflies in jars?
I did and I do feel bad about it now.
03/03/2013
Contributor: Martiniman Martiniman
When I was little and staying the night at my grandparents.
03/03/2013
Contributor: GONE! GONE!
No, there weren't that many butterflies and no fireflies at all where I lived.
03/03/2013
Contributor: tortilla tortilla
I did it a few times as a kid
03/03/2013
Contributor: Rossie Rossie
Only insect I've ever kept in a jar were ladybugs. To be honest with you, I've never seen a firefly in my life.
03/03/2013
Contributor: Sammi Sammi
I used to love visiting my Grandparents in the summer, and being able to catch fireflies. We'd always catch a bunch in a jar, and then let them go once it got really dark. It was fun trying to catch them
03/03/2013
Contributor: loveme loveme
I did it last year. But only because the poor butterfly had a broken wing. So I decided to keep it til it got better. I would feed it and everything but it still died
03/03/2013
Contributor: PeaceToTheMiddleEast PeaceToTheMiddleEast
I have done it long time ago.
03/03/2013
Contributor: Zandrock Zandrock
I have not
03/03/2013
Contributor: RedKyuubi RedKyuubi
Nope
03/03/2013
Contributor: lana'sart lana'sart
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
I am not sure I could do it now, without feeling guilty for the poor trapped animal, but in my youth, I used to catch them, watch them for a while, then release them.

Anyone else ever catch fireflies or butterflies in jars?
I did when I was a kid
07/09/2013
Contributor: wicked48 wicked48
I caught a few butterflies when I was a kid.
07/09/2013
Contributor: stacylyn12 stacylyn12
Quote:
Originally posted by Bignuf
I am not sure I could do it now, without feeling guilty for the poor trapped animal, but in my youth, I used to catch them, watch them for a while, then release them.

Anyone else ever catch fireflies or butterflies in jars?
Yes
07/09/2013