Fun Facts


owl-butterfly-featured3FOREST GIANT OWL
The Forest Giant Owl (Caligo eurilochus) is an owl butterfly (ranging from Mexico, through Central America, to the Amazon River basin in South America. The Forest Giant Owl can reach a wingspan of 10-13.5 cm. The upper side of the wings is beige, black – and iridescent blue in males. The underside is finely contrasted […]READ MORE…
yego2YELLOW-EDGED GIANT OWL
The Yellow-edged Giant Owl (Caligo atreus) (Also known as the Magnificent Owl) is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. The species can be found from Mexico to Peru.  READ MORE…
amm-small3AFRICAN MOON MOTH
The African moon moth (Argema mimosae) is a giant silk moth of the Family Saturniidae. Similar in appearance to the Giant Madagascan Moon Moth (Argema mittrei), but smaller, this moth can be found near the east coast of South Africa. An adult can measure 10 to 12 centimetres (3.9 to 4.7 in) across its wingspan […]READ MORE…