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How one man repopulated a rare butterfly species in his backyard

How one man repopulated a rare butterfly species in his backyard

This Man Repopulated a Rare Butterfly Species in His Own Backyard

This Man Repopulated a Rare Butterfly Species in His Own Backyard

This Man Repopulated a Rare Butterfly Species in His Own Backyard He's singlehandedly brought the ​California pipevine swallowtail to his city.

One Man Single-Handedly Repopulates Rare Butterfly Species In His Own Backyard

One Man Single-Handedly Repopulates Rare Butterfly Species In His Own Backyard

California pipevine swallowtail butterflies typically lay their eggs in "clutches" of five to

The California pipevine swallowtail butterfly was once a species close to extinction. Now, thanks to California Academy of Sciences aquatic biologist, Tim Wong, the butterfly species is repopulated again.

One Man Single-Handedly Repopulates Rare Butterfly Species In His Own Backyard

One Man Single-Handedly Repopulates Rare Butterfly Species In His Own Backyard - play animated gif to see this lovely butterfly in motion.

Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora). It is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.  The wingspan is 85-95 mm. The underside of the hindwings is yellow, varying in tone from pale cream to deep saffron depending on locality.

The Painted Beauty Butterfly (Batesia hypochlora) Peru, Ecuador

The Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora) is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty. The wingspan is 85-95 mm.

The Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora) is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty. The wingspan is 85-95 mm.

One Man Single-Handedly Repopulates Rare Butterfly Species In His Own Backyard

One Man Single-Handedly Repopulates Rare Butterfly Species In His Own Backyard

Caterpillars cocoon themselves in the chrysalis state for up to two years before emerging as butterflies. While inside, their bodies liquefy and reform as a completely new creature.

How one man repopulated a rare butterfly species in his backyard

How one man repopulated a rare butterfly species in his backyard

How one man repopulated a rare butterfly species in his backyard Updated by Zachary Crockett on July p.

Blue-Banded Purplewing ~ This brilliant purple of this Central American species depends on the angle of view. The underside is silvery-grey and is camourflaged on bark and branches.

"Blue-Banded Purplewing" butterfly ~ This brilliant purple of this Central American species depends on the angle of view. The underside is silvery-grey and is camourflaged on bark and branches.

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