Sertoma Butterfly House

minrose(4Mn)December 19, 2012

I went to the Sertoma Butterfly House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota last weekend, it was so much fun. There were lots and lots of butterflies fluttering around, I took around 500 photos! I would like to share a few of them.

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christie_sw_mo(Z6)

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing your photos. Sounds nice right now to walk through a toasty warm place full of butterflies and tropical plants.

    Bookmark   December 19, 2012 at 9:16AM
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butterflymomok(7a NE OK)

Wow! I have never seen the butterfly in the first photo. Look forward to more photos.

Sandy

    Bookmark   December 19, 2012 at 3:57PM
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misssherry(Z8/9SE MS)

I think the first one is a variable cracker - like me? :) - and there are a lot of longwings/Heliconians, like in all butterfly houses.

Anybody know what that gorgeous third one is?

Sherry

    Bookmark   December 19, 2012 at 4:15PM
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butterflymomok(7a NE OK)

It's a Leopard Lacewing.

    Bookmark   December 19, 2012 at 9:24PM
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larry_gene

It's great that there is a butterfly house in South Dakota. Here in Portland, with a metro population twice that of SD, we only get a two-week exhibit at the local zoo.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 12:47AM
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minrose(4Mn)

Thank you for the nice comments, I would love to share more. I went to the Portland one,years ago. I just happen to visiting my son when it was there.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 6:38AM
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minrose(4Mn)

I would love to share more, it was just amazing how many were flying around, I loved it!

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 6:59AM
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minrose(4Mn)

Want to share one more, will share more when I get a chance to look at them more.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 7:07AM
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ladyrose65

Beautiful pictures! Other than my book, I've only seen Monarchs and Swallowtails. This was really a pleasure to see.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2012 at 5:56PM
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minrose(4Mn)

thank you!

    Bookmark   December 22, 2012 at 5:56AM
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