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BUTTERFLIES

Paper Kite

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ON EXHIBIT:  The Butterfly Garden in Ocean Journey

Paper Kite

FUN FACTS

The wings of this butterfly resemble rice paper.  This is where the butterfly gets its common name.  Pupae of this butterfly are bright metallic gold.

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PAPER KITE BUTTERFLY WALLPAPER

Butterfly
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Fan Photo

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Photo by Bren

About This Animal

SIZE: 6 inch wingspan

RANGE: Southeast Asia

HABITAT: Costal Regions

DIET:  Nectar


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