HMNS - Hermann Park will be CLOSED ALL DAY on Saturday, March 7, for an event. We will re-open at 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 8.
Clipper Butterflies living in the Cockrell Butterfly Center

fast-Flying butterflies that perch in the sunshine


This butterfly from southeast Asia, Parthenos sylvia, comes in two color forms:  the blue form, native to Malaysia, and the brown form, from the Philippines.  These fast-flying butterflies like to perch with their wings open and bask in the sunshine.
Sign Up For
Our Newsletter
Join Us
On Facebook
Follow Us
On Twitter

© 2015 Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas 77030
Information/Tickets: 713.639.4629
Contact Us · Privacy Policy