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Fresh Sheet – March 25, 2017

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.

Fresh Sheet – March 18, 2017

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?

Fresh Sheet – March 11, 2017

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?

Fresh Sheet – February 18, 2017

This week’s pupae shipment is an owlapalooza! We have four different butterflies this week that all are commonly referred to as owl butterflies.

Fresh Sheet – January 28, 2017

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...

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