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    Blue Christmas at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

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    From a blog posting on the Niagara Parks web site:

    The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory brings a whole new meaning to “Blue Christmas” with a new holiday exhibit running from November 30 to January 5, 2014.

    The exhibit will showcase over 500 beautiful iridescent Blue Morpho butterflies as part of the present exhibit of over 2,000 free-flying butterflies featuring more than 40 different species who call this tropical rainforest setting their home.

    Enchanted Rainforest exhibit coming to the Butterfly Conservatory

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    From the Niagara Parks blog:

    Tiny creatures from a magical world have found a safe haven at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory! The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) is pleased to announce a new exhibit entitled The Enchanted Rainforest, which will run from November 3 to January 6.

    This holiday exhibit is intended to captivate the imagination of everyone who enters, with a message of hope and the joy of giving. Upon entering the conservatory, over 300 butterflies appear to be flying from the main lobby, enticing visitors to explore the Enchanted Rainforest. There they will find a unique society of magical beings with butterfly wings, who now call the conservatory their home.

    New Exhibit Coming to the Butterfly Conservatory

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    From the Niagara Parks blog:

    The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory is pleased to welcome some of the world’s most exotic animals in a new exhibit, ‘Under the Canopy – Animals of the Rainforest’, organized by Ottawa-based Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo.

    Staff from Little Ray’s will be in Niagara Falls with the exhibit to lead all educational programs and host daily interactive sessions with the animals.

    Rainforest animals that will be on display include: Common Marmoset, Brazilian Short Tailed Opossum, Emerald Tree Boa, Jungle Carpet Python, Red Footed Tortoise, Emperor Scorpions, Cuviers Dwarf Caiman, Panther Chameleon, White’s Tree Frog and the Reticulated Python.

    I hope to be able to see this soon…

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