TABLE I (Continued)

Exhibit Date of establishment

Chicago Academy of Sciences, Chicago, Illinois 1999

Tropical Butterfly House and Insect Village, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, Washington 1999

Mosanto Insectarium, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis, Missouri 2000

Puelicher Butterfly Wing Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2000

Magic Wings, South Deerfield, Massachusetts 2000

Butterfly House & Insectarium, North Carolina Museum of Life & Science, Durham, North Carolina 2000 Canada

L'Insectarium de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec 1990

The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Falls, Ontario 1996

Newfoundland Insectarium, Deer Lake, Newfoundland 1997

Victoria Bug Zoo, Victoria, British Columbia 1997

F. Jean MacLeod Butterfly Gallery, Science North, Sudbury, Ontario 2000

L'Arche des Papillons c.m. Inc., Quebec 2000 Australia

Butterfly House, Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, Parkville, Victoria 1985

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Kuranda, Queensland 1987

Insectarium of Victoria, Woodend 1993 New Zealand

Butterfly and Orchid Garden, Thames 1999 Latin America

The Butterfly Farm, La Guacima de Alajuela, Costa Rica 1990

The Butterfly Garden at Shipstern Nature Reserve, Belize 1990

Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, San Jose, Costa Rica 1992

La Selva Butterfly Farm—Primary Forest, Ecuador 1992

Green Hills Butterfly Ranch and Botanical Collection, Cayo District, Belize 1997

Tropical Wings Nature Center, Cayo District, Belize 1998


Insectarium de la Réunion, Réunion 1992

Butterfly World, Klapmuts, South Africa 1996 French West Indies

La Ferme des Papillons, St. Martin, French West Indies 1994

Lepidoptera, typically in a large walk-through immersion exhibit enclosed in glass or screening, such as the Cockerell B utterfly Ho use in Hous ton, Texas. S ome facilities are combinations of both insect zoos and butterfly houses. Year-round walk-through butterfly houses vary in size. The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House in Chesterfield, Missouri, covers 511 square meters, whereas the Penang Butterfly House in Penang, Malaysia, is much larger (1474 m2). Seasonal exhibits are generally smaller. A few facilities, such as the insectarium at the Tama Zoo in Japan, display grasshoppers and aquatic species in walk-through immersion exhibits more typical of butterfly houses.

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