When March arrives, the butterflies
, warmed by the spring sunlight, spread their wings and take to the sky to begin a northward journey to the United States.
He liked the cost ($5 per butterfly), he liked the potential participation level (considering anywhere from 3,000 to 5,000 people attend the Gardner Relay each year), and he liked the idea of butterflies
symbolizing the spirit of the relay.
The mass influx of these butterflies
, which can travel at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour, could see the creatures arrive in their millions.
PHA Director General Ghulam Farid said the idea behind the butterfly house was to contribute to bringing back the migrated and forgotten butterflies
Even though different species of butterflies
are being bred in the facility, rising temperatures are killing scores of them on a daily basis.
The article didn't mention that these two butterflies
are unique in that they're the "smartest" butterflies
in our nation.
Known for their strikingly-patterned orange wings, these 2-3 inch butterflies
are now migrating from the deserts along the Mexican border to the Pacific Northwest, passing over Southern California as they go, numbering in the millions.
are valuable parts of biodiversity, or urban biodiversity in the case of Manila, said wildlife expert Josefina de Leon, the chief of the Wildlife Resources Division of the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB).
Planting the right material to help butterflies
on their way is vital, says the charity.
While today's butterfly farms are more sophisticated than Ximena's efforts, they nonetheless use some techniques akin to those she discovered for attracting and proliferating butterflies
But today, they are experienced and know many types of butterflies
LAHORE -- A beautiful Butterfly House has been set up at Jallo Park here in which a large faction of captivating butterflies
have been kept for the public.