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Babbitty, our resident albino axolotl recently put on a demonstration of the axolotl’s amazing ability to completely regenerate almost any part of their body, without even leaving a scar.
Here’s what’s new this week at Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House. Many butterflies have species names from Greek mythology. Our Tropical Butterfly House has many examples.
Here’s what’s new this week at Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House. Some butterflies’ wings are differently colored on the inside than on the outside. Have you ever wondered why?
We’re excited to announce that a fantastic new creature has moved into our iguana exhibit. Meet Basil, a very young green iguana.
This week’s pupae shipment contains a large number of Atlas moths (Attacus atlas). We separate the boy moths from the girl moths in our Tropical Butterfly House. Do you know why?
You’re going to need an eagle eye to spot this week’s featured butterfly, Anaea eurypyle (Pointed Leafwing).
This week’s pupae shipment is an owlapalooza! We have four different butterflies this week that all are commonly referred to as owl butterflies.
Our pupae shipment this week includes two of the chrysalises most often confused with earrings.
This week's pupae shipment includes a hefty dose of Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth). Atlas moths <Sigh>. We love them but they do take up a lot of room on the pinning board and a lot of room in our brains. They have a wide-ranging field of host plants, so much so...