Interested in butterflies?
The Boyce Thompson Arboretum near Superior, Arizona is a butterfly paradise.
Our family visited over the Thanksgiving holiday and we saw at least a dozen different species, including this dogface butterfly.
What a fragile-looking queen!
Why so many butterflies? The arboretum is teeming with a wide diversity of plants that support caterpillars, like this black swallowtail larva I found on dill in the herb garden.
There’s no need to go to a butterfly museum or exhibit when you can have the same experience in a natural setting!
Where is your favorite place to see butterflies?
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