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.
How beautiful! Blue morpho butterflies congregate on a tree. There are over 80 species of butterflies in the genus Morpho. They are tropical butterflies found mostly in South America as well as Mexico and Central America.
image source The Venezuelan poodle moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker ofBishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela. It bears similarities to the.