PacSci Podcast: The Living Wall

PacSci Perspectives   Inside Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House, the fluttering creatures get most of the attention. But it’s the flowery foliage that keeps the butterflies alive and transports our guests somewhere warm and tropical. And now...

Fresh Sheet – April 21, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   If you’ve ever stopped by our Tropical Butterfly House after we have received a shipment of pupae, you might have witnessed one of the coolest experiences in there, seeing a butterfly break out of a chrysalis to become an adult butterfly....

Fresh Sheet – April 14, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Our butterflies this week have come to us from Costa Rica and they are just in time for Spring Fling! Just like the gorgeous tulips that are blooming all over our courtyard, this week’s shipment displays a full rainbow of color. Starting...

Fresh Sheet – April 7, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   In this week’s pupae shipment from Suriname, there are ten Morpho Achilles. This reminds us to look for the rapidly developing relationship between this species (as well as other butterflies) and specific flowers. For example: in our...

Fresh Sheet – March 31, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   In this week’s pupae shipment from Malaysia there are three different representatives from our least featured butterfly family: Family, Pieridae. Pieridae butterflies are known as the Whites and Sulphurs because of the dominant colors...
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