Fresh Sheet – January 12, 2019

PacSci Perspectives   Included in this week’s shipment from Suriname are 30 Morpho achilles (Blue-banded Morpho) pupae. The following is a brief excerpt from the website learnaboutbutterflies.com about Blue Morpho butterflies:It is a source of amusement to...

Fresh Sheet – January 5, 2019

PacSci Perspectives   Below is the list of our pupae for the first shipment of the year. We think their New Year’s resolutions are:Become a butterflyDrink more nectarSoak in more sunIs your New Year’s resolution to visit our Tropical Butterfly House more...

Fresh Sheet – December 29, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   The last pupae shipment of the 2018 comes from our wonderful vendor Francisco Serrano in El Salvador. In addition to the shipment, Francisco sends his best wishes for the New Year in “A Toast to the Future” excerpted below.Dear...

Fresh Sheet – December 22, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Pacific Science Center will be closed for Christmas but will reopen on December 26 to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our Tropical Butterfly House. Stop in and join the celebration!Suministros Entimológicos Costarricenses, SACRES, Costa Rica12...

Fresh Sheet – December 15, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   
As we approach the winter solstice, there could be no better time to enjoy these butterflies from Suriname, just north of the equator, where there are almost exactly twelve hours of daylight every day of the year. Come escape the dark, rainy...

Fresh Sheet – December 8, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Below is the list of pupae coming to us this week from Malaysia. Included in that number is the Troides helena, a butterfly that is seriously undersold by its common name, the “Common Birdwing.”While there are many subspecies of...
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