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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), and Prepona omphale (Blue...
Our weekly listing of new arrivals to the Tropical Butterfly House includes an update on The Living Wall inside.
This week we received a big batch of Battus polydamus, the Gold Rim or Tailless Swallowtail from Suriname. These butterflies are part of a group of swallowtails that eat Aristolochia or Pipevine as caterpillars. They sequester noxious chemicals from the plant in their...
Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House has reopened after our annual closure/renovation. Here’s a list of our newest residents.
Our Tropical Butterfly House is closed Sept. 10-14. This week’s shipment of pupae will be on display when we reopen Sept. 15.
The exhibits team at PacSci are finding ways to bring the awe and wonder of the Tropical Butterfly House to those with low or no vision.
Our weekly list of new arrivals to our Tropical Butterfly House includes a species famous for drinking ‘tears’ of turtles.
Do you like to observe butterflies and want to learn more about them? Butterfly watching is a fast growing hobby and our Tropical Butterfly House is a good place to start!
This week’s list of new arrivals at our Tropical Butterfly House includes a quick butterfly anatomy lesson. Do you know where butterflies’ ears are?