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UF Butterfly Rainforest

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    Default UF Butterfly Rainforest

    So for the last month I have been a visiting student at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Today I decided to visit UF's museum of natural history which has a butterfly rainforest as part of its Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity. These are some pictures from that visit. It's a really cool place. They have a couple of populations of endangered butterflies they are working on reintroducing into South Florida and they do other research as well. Well worth visiting if you are ever in the area.
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    Wow, great pictures. And one of my fav. subjects...thank you!

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    very cool...thanks for sharing these! When hiking in Peru I came across glass-winged butterflies.
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    Brandon, those are great shots. I would love to visit there too.

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    Thanks for sharing these Brandon.... Butterflies are so amazingly beautiful... what a pity the little catters are so hateful :/

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    Incredible creatures!woow!lucky you!

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    @ Brandon-- Good pics! My daughter and I go to the Butterfly festivals at the local conservatories and she just loves them. I'll show her these pics.

    @ Ron-- That glass winged butterfly is AWESOME! Never seen one like it.

    Thanks for sharing guys!

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