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Penang Butterfly Park


Penang Butterfly Park
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Copyright: Aamer Ahmed (Kheshkiwaal) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 21] (412)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-28
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-03-29 1:43
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Located at Teluk Bahang, a short drive from the stretch of hotels at Batu Ferringhi,
the 1 hectares farm are the homes and sanctuary to a wide variety of insects,
reptiles, fishes, plants and of course beautiful butterflies.

Penang Butterfly Farm has a population of 4,000 live tropical butterflies from 120
different species, including some very rare and famous ones, like the Indian Leaf
(Kallima Paralekta), the endangered Yellow Bird wing (Troides Helena) and the Rajah
Brooke's Bird wing, arguably Malaysia's most famous butterflies.
Others activities and attraction in Penang Butterfly Farms
includes:

•Mini Zoo - Consist of live collection of small insect
such as grandis lizards, beetles, horned toad,
oriental water dragon and many more.

•Insect Museum - A wide range of insect species
on display such as butterflies, beetles lizard just to
name a few.

•Art & Artifact Gallery - Featuring the largest
exhibition of South East Asian art in the country
displaying unique artifacts and tribal arts

•Gift & Souvenir Outlet - Here you can find lots of
memorable items such as key chain, decorative
crystal paperweight using dead animals, glass
replication of insects and many more.

•Caterpillar Club (CC) - Education to introduce
young ones to the world of insects and at the
same time, give them a precursory feel of
entomology, or the study of insects. Please
contact the Penang Butterfly Farm for info about
these programs.


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