"The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter" Exhibit Opens at AMNH This Weekend

If you are looking for something to do this Saturday to avoid Santacon in Midtown/Lower Manhattan, why not head to the American Museum of Natural History, where their annual butterfly exhibit The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter opens for the season!

By constructing a 1,200-foot structure called a vivarium, the museum has recreated the butterflies' natural habitat while giving visitors the chance to walk among them. […] Butterflies from Florida, Costa Rica, Kenya, Thailand, Malaysia, Ecuador and Australia flutter through the space with their vibrant wings, which function as a "warning color," explained Hazel Davies, the museum's Director of Living Exhibitions.

Check out the video's accompanying article for more info on what to expect from the butterfly exhibit.

via DNAinfo

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