Swallow Tail Butterfly
Black & Yellow Swallow Tail Butterfly in Great Wings Butterfly House, part of the Life and Science Museum in Durham, NC. The museum is for children and is filled with exciting living and interactive exhibits.
Postman Butterfly at Great Wings Butterfly House in Durham, NC.
Black & Yellow Swallow Tail Butterfly
Butterfly Release at Butterfly House
New butterflies leave the chrysalis everyday and are released. The children have the joy of watching them up close and even having them alight before they fly off.
Tropical flowers at Butterfly House in Durham NC.The butterflies have numerous choices of flowers with nectar. These gigantic blooms amazed each visitor that came in.
Brand new butterfly and Child
Brand new butterfly perched on a child's finger. This butterfly just emerged from is chrysalis.
Little Girl watching a Butterfly on her Finger
The children are awe struck when the butterflies land on them prior to flying off.
Little Girl and Butterfly
The butterfly is perched on the little girl's finger prior to flying off. The children were so thrilled, it was beautiful to see.
Heliconia Rostrata in the Great Wings Butterfly House in Durham, NC. The three story structure is filled with tropical plants that the butterflies love. It is kept warm and humid. Sun streams in through the skylight roof; one feels one is in a tropical jungle.