July 26, 2013

Birdwing butterfly

The largest butterfly in the world is the Queen Alexandra’s birdwing – with a wingspan of a massive 31cm across. Found in Papua New Guinea, these rare butterflies are being devastated by the illegal butterfly trade – a pair can fetch as much as $8,500.



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