Things to Do Kuranda

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The Australian Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly flight aviary and exhibit in the Southern Hemisphere.

Located in the heart of Kuranda, only a short walk from Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Railway station, our sanctuary is home to over 2000 butterflies from a variety of species.

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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary shared Australian Museum's video.

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This looks like a fantastic exhibition - we're a little sad we can't go ourselves! If you're in the area and you're able to go, we'd love to hear what it's like <3
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From the 1850s, natural history illustrators and sisters Helena and Harriet Scott documented the butterflies and botany of NSW in exquisite detail. Learn more about these incredible women, and experie...

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We had a gentleman named Neil ring us yesterday, letting us know that he had some Hercules Moth eggs that we could have. He left a phone number, but it is incorrect so we can’t get hold of him ... and we really want to!

He is from a place near Mossman, and he had called us over the weekend.

If you know Neil, can you please ask him to call us? We'd appreciate it if you could share this post and hopefully we can find him 🙂

And of course, while we're here - if there is anyone else with any female Hercules moths, we'd love to hear from you! We have 3 gorgeous boys who are very lonely <3
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Damian PasslowThere's one flopping around our shed today, how do I know what sex it is ?

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Geoffrey William MartinHope all turns out ok . Should be a few flying by now in N Qld. Too wet here in the NT to look for Atlas. Keep up the good work Tina.

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Yvonne RichardsThere was a male flying around at The Billabong on Sunday night.

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Jenna MartinSuzanne Garrett - can you share this with your port Douglas friends 😘😘😘

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Denise GreenGood luck

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Lupe BingHow about posting on ABC Far North page?

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Debbie NuciforaSharon Tesch Michael John maybe you could share this

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Friday Fun Fact - check out this great video from Jenna of a Monarch Butterfly feeding on nectar from the flower! ... See MoreSee Less

Please welcome Jenna! She joined our team recently and has already settled in well ... so much so, even our butterflies have started laying eggs on her!

She was collecting eggs from the Lemon tree when an Orchard Butterfly decided to lay its eggs directly on Jenna. All butterflies have a particular species of plant that they lay their eggs on, and we think Jenna must have been close enough that she smelt like a lemon!
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Teale BritstraYou'll have to add her to the list of host plants.

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Evelin HegyesiLemon scented mascara!

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Now that's a big butterfly!

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Cheryl FulwoodThis is indeed a beautiful butterfly thanks Amy for the photo

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Louise AlsfordWish we had a few more of her caterpillars we have an overwhelming amount of vine at the moment.

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Melanie De Brincat💚💚💚💚💚💚

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Amy KhaluCheryl

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Federico FazioMuy bonita

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