Fresh Sheet – November 10, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   We have Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth) cocoons in this week’s pupae shipment from Malaysia. These large, beautiful moths can be quite easy to find resting on a tree branch during the day and they always delight our guests.Have you ever wondered...

Fresh Sheet – November 3, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   In this week’s shipment of pupae, once again we have a species we’ve never received before. This newest species from El Salvador is Consul excellens (Black-veined Leafwing).Guests may notice that Consul excellens is similar to its...

Fresh Sheet – October 6, 2018

PacSci Perspectives       This week’s shipment of pupae from El Salvador contains three species that send Animal Care Staff to their butterfly identification books: Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona), Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona),...

Fresh Sheet – September 29, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   The next time you visit our Tropical Butterfly House, be sure to look up at the west wall to the right of the emerging window. Check out the growing progress of The Living Wall! After a mere six months, the burlap form is almost completely...

Fresh Sheet – September 15, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   After a short closing this past week, our Tropical Butterfly House reopens today with some exciting changes! Returning guests will first notice a new, welcoming entrance space; the former exit is now the entrance and vice-versa. Upon entering,...
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