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Whales: Giants of the Deep Our Global Kitchen The Butterfly Conservatory

The Butterfly Conservancy:
October 6, 2012 - May 28, 2013

Mingle with more than 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies in an enclosed habitat that approximates their natural environment with lush vegetation and live flowering plants. Simulated sunlight and the sound of howler monkeys, parakeets, quetzals, and other species complete the environment.

Butterfly Cameras
Zebra Longwing becoming an adult Swallowtail on a feeder
Monarchs Feeding

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Exhibition Entry


October 6, 2012 - May 28, 2013

Dates Every 15 mins daily
10:15AM to 5:00PM (Last entrance 5:00pm)

Dates Vivarium in the Hall of Oceanic Birds

Butterfly Map Download full floor Plan