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The Butterflies Are Back!

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The butterflies are back! See more than 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies in The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, now open at the Museum. Housed in a vivarium that approximates their natural habitat with live flowering plants, species include iridescent blue morpho butterflies, striking scarlet swallowtails, and large owl butterflies. Watch the video below for an inside view.


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Lord & Taylor is the proud sponsor of The Butterfly Conservatory.

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American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
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