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Butterfly with its wings spread, top of the wings are bright blue and black with a faint cream stripe running along the blue. The bottoms of the winds are black with a bright yellow stripe.

The owls have it!

With everything going on in the world and here at the Museum, there hasn’t been a whole lot of time … Continued

Procilla Beauty

Procilla Dreams

Of the more than 200 species of butterflies and moths that the “Butterfly Rainforest” displays, the best (in my humble … Continued

Pagoda flower half header

Pagoda Flower

Pagoda Flower, Clerodendrum paniculatum “Butterfly Rainforest” staff are often asked which plants best attract butterflies. While Pentas will be at … Continued

Blue Morpho butterfly, wings open

Blue in a sea of green

The ubiquitous Blue Morpho, Morpho helenor or Morpho peleides, as many butterfly houses list them, is easily the king of … Continued