F D M3USEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
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The centerpiece of our indoor butterfly exhihi .
is the spectacularWall of Wings an impressed; i
steel structure 210 feet long and neanii tthitefes ,.
high, which showcases more than 13000 butterfly
and moth specimens and photograpfli The 'A..
specimens, arranged in the same bo*s used;to store "
the research collections, convey the ftadth of this
world-class collection, the excitement of scientific .
discovery and the beauty and importance
The rearing lab allows guests a closer look at the
life cycle of the butterfly, from egg to larva to pupa.
Visitors have the opportunity to see voracious
caterpillars feeding on their host plants along with
a variety of pupae before they emerge as adults.
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Operating such a complex exhibit requiem. .
hundreds of thousands of dollars from private
sources. Monarch Society gifts support McGuire
Center exhibits, research and public programs.
Entry into this group of donors is for those
Individuals, foundations and 0 tbse. s thSat pledge
$10,000 or more. Monarc~h'S:of e biA. rs are
permanently recogniz inethe ntra .to the.
haH and receive complementiAs ti~ the
'Butterfly Rainfort. fpr fiw'y~ ~' ee
their gift transfjiti th& c national erfniece for
rnidli"ns of visitors, inspired byithe stofrf iutterflies.-
For more information :all (352)8462000 eit .20
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