Zoom into a Morpho Butterfly Wing
Blue Morphos are one of the most vibrant and recognizable butterflies. Watch this video to see a super close MACRO video that zooms in on a Morpho wing with an optical microscope.
Although caterpillars don't get the spotlight when we think of butterflies, every butterfly starts out as one. Check out this website to see some uniquely shaped and colored caterpillars.
If you are interested in raising your own butterflies, research this website to see which butterflies are native to the different regions in the United States. You can watch the metamorphosis before your very eyes!
This website explores the migration of the monarch butterfly. The author of this blog went on a trip to Aguangueo, Mexico to observe the Monarch butterflies in a 14,000 acre National Sanctuary called "Monarcha Mariposa."
Butterflies of North America
There are over 17,000 species of butterflies. Each species lives in certain regions around the world. Browse this interactive list of butterflies found in North America.
Learn About Butterflies
Chrysalis Camera combines multimedia with the imagery of the beautiful butterfly. Butterflies are our mascot because they are symbolic of change, transformation and metamorphosis.
Learn more about butterfly species around the world by clicking the links on this page.