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    Butterflies in the Garden

    Presented by at Fort Worth Botanic Garden

    March 3 - April 8, 2012

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    Butterflies in the Garden

    "Butterflies in the Garden," the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in north central Texas.

    During the five-week exhibit, approximately 12,000 beautiful exotic butterflies of every hue and size will be released in the conservatory. Visitors can experience butterflies from Southeast Asia; North, Central and South America; and Africa. Among the more than 100 species of tropical butterfly species featured are the...

    "Butterflies in the Garden," the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in north central Texas.

    During the five-week exhibit, approximately 12,000 beautiful exotic butterflies of every hue and size will be released in the conservatory. Visitors can experience butterflies from Southeast Asia; North, Central and South America; and Africa. Among the more than 100 species of tropical butterfly species featured are the Archduke (Lexias pardalis), Paper Kite (Idea leoconoe), Great Mormon (Papilio memnon), Striped Blue Crow (Euploea mulciber),all from Malaysia; Small Postman (Heliconius erato), Pink-Spotted Cattleheart (Parides photinus), Malachite (Siproeta stelenes), Tiger Longwing (Heliconius hecale), and Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides), all from Central America; and the Clipper (Parthenos sylvia) and the White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae) from both Central and North America. Of these, the most striking species are the Blue Morpho, Paper Kite, and Great Mormon.

    Fort Worth Botanic Garden

    3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard
    Fort Worth, TX 76107

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    Admission Info:
    $6-$10


    General Day and Time Info:
    Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm

    Phone: (817) 871-7686


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.



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