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Venom of Aggressive Brazilian Wasp Rips Holes in Cancer Cells

Are insects the food of the future? Learn about the carbon foot print of the meat you eat vs insects you could be eating.

The Monarch Migration is upon us... Learn about these fascinating creatures and their journey South!

Few regions of the World remain untouched by modern society. In these undisturbed locations, evolution shows off unimaginable creativity.

What can you do to help save the Monarchs?

Science & Conservation Articles

2014 has been an exciting and busy year for the Science and Conservation Branch and Butterfly Pavilion as a whole. Here are some highlights that we feel deserve a big shout out!

In 2014 we worked alongside some of our SCFD partners to support each other and help further our missions.

Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network, Africa and Movie Stars galore!

AZA Accreditation, New Gardens and Butterfly Pavilion-Made Product in the Store!

One of the most common questions we get at Butterfly Pavilion is “Where are all the caterpillars?” After all, when you have over a thousand butterflies flying around (and mating) in a 7000 sq. ft. rainforest, you’d expect to see offspring. However, if all those butterflies reproduced, our little rainforest would be quite bare. One entomologist estimates that to feed over a thousand caterpillars, we’d need a facility the size of a football field...