Amazing Tropical Butterflies

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Jagged Leafwing

Credit: AMNH/D. Finnin.

At the live butterfly exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History now in its 13th year visitors can get face-to-face with the 500 fluttering tropical…Read More »

butterflies living inside.

The Jagged Leafwing, above, dines on fruit juice from a freshly cut orange slice, one of many that are placed throughout the exhibit to attract the butterflies.   Less «
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