Zoobooks: ButterfliesBy A chrysalis is like a skin that hardens around a butterfly pupa. A cocoon, however, is spun from silk by moths and other insects. Butterflies do not make cocoons! Animal Stories Mammals Zoobooks AmphibiansBirdsCollectionsCreepy CrawliesFishMammalsPrehistoricReptiles This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.