Butterfly Rainforest Canopy Cam - Live Video Feed

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Mounted high above the tree tops, this camera provides a true bird’s eye view of the Butterfly Rainforest. See lush tropical vegetation, cascading waterfalls, hundreds of free-flying butterflies from around the world and exotic birds darting amongst the branches.

 

Q: How many butterflies are in the Butterfly Rainforest?

A: At any time, approximately 60 to 80 species can be seen in the Butterfly Rainforest. The continuous population will be several hundred to over one thousand. Approximately 900 adult butterflies are added weekly.

Q: What types of plants do we have in the Butterfly Rainforest?

Commonbirdwing butterfly feeding on orchidsA: There are a variety of general landscape and nectar producing plants that provide the butterflies with a suitable habitat/environment and available adult food. The "anchor" species in the Rainforest are labeled and many of the other showy species are listed on the plant/butterfly identification cards available at the entrance to the Rainforest. 

Interested in attracting butterflies to your property? The Florida Museum offers native, nectar, host and accent plants for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the Florida Museum's Butterfly Rainforest.

 

Not Much To See Right Now?

View a recorded video from the Canopy Cam: 

  

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