– See the cool ways the world’s smallest wonders have adapted to survive
– Attend an exclusive member preview night on March 23
Media note: Photos, video and other editorial material is available by request. Rosie the Tarantula, other invertebrates and scientific experts are available for media appearances and interviews.
Feb. 12, 2018 – WESTMINSTER, Colo. – Butterfly Pavilion, Colorado’s only invertebrate zoo, will debut its newest interactive exhibit, Survival, beginning March 24, 2018. This exhibit will give a fascinating, up-close look at the incredible ways some of the world’s smallest animals overcome the challenges of an invertebrate world. Butterfly Pavilion’s 30,000-square foot facility is located in Westminster at 6252 West 104th Ave.
Nature can be an unforgiving place for bees, butterflies, beetles and other invertebrates dealing with ferocious predators, the challenge of finding food, competition for mates and other trials at every turn. Invertebrates have developed incredible adaptations – hiding, fighting, moving, and feeding – that allow them to use their bodies and environment to beat the odds and survive.
Survival will help guests of all ages learn about these adaptations through interactive displays, technology and live animal encounters. Experiences include a dragonfly launch pad, a simulated beetle battle, tarantula feedings twice weekly, and much more! For tickets and additional information visit Butterflies.org/Survival.
Learn more about Butterfly Pavilion’s permanent exhibits, important education, research and conservation work at www.butterflies.org or by calling 303-469-5441.
See Survival First with Member Preview Night
Get the first glimpse of the new exhibit during an exclusive member preview night, March 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Butterfly Pavilion. To attend this event and receive benefits like unlimited admission, various discounts, access to unique programs – all while supporting the important mission of Butterfly Pavilion – visit Butterflies.org/membership.
About Butterfly Pavilion:
Founded in July 1995 and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Butterfly Pavilion is the world’s only stand-alone, AZA-accredited, invertebrate zoo occupying a 30,000-square foot facility situated on an 11-acre campus provided by the City of Westminster, Colorado. Butterfly Pavilion’s mission is to foster an appreciation of butterflies and other invertebrates while educating the public about the need for conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world. Learn more at www.butterflies.org.
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Media Note: Members of the media are invited to attend Survival’s preview night with their families on March 23, 2018. Contact Kristen Petitt Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.