Fresh Sheet – June 24, 2017

PacSci Perspectives   This week’s pupae shipment from Malaysia has us considering paleogeography. It seems that Vindula dejone (The Cruiser) and all the Cethosia species are close relatives to the Neotropic Heliconius butterflies and are considered remnant...

Fresh Sheet – June 10, 2017

PacSci Perspectives   Did you know that most species of butterflies have certain times of day when they are active? The butterfly species that we receive at Pacific Science Center seem to overlap in activity during the day. Sometimes you will see one group settling...

Fresh Sheet – April 22, 2017

PacSci Perspectives   Happy Earth Day! Come visit today or any day to celebrate the curiosity that drives science. Ask questions, develop hypotheses, conduct experiments, and evaluate evidence. You can help us do an experiment of our own. Be a citizen scientist. Send...

Feeding Space Plants To The Iguana

PacSci Perspectives Since we started featuring Basil as our foster iguana, Pacific Science Center’s Animal Care team has had to adjust our thinking about feeding iguanas. While Iggy, our last iguana, was staying with us, feeding was easy: we chopped up fruits...

Fresh Sheet – March 18, 2017

PacSci Perspectives Many species of butterflies show different coloration on the inside of their wings from the outside of their wings. Most commonly, the ventral wing view (the side that shows when the wings are folded) will either camouflage with their surroundings...
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