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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House – Get close to nature

By: Michael Fox Traveling in Northern NSW over Christmas? Consider visiting Coffs Harbour Butterfly House. I visited the Butterfly House on the way to Sydney in June. I also had the honour meeting the owners Ian & Ros  Bryant, an inspiring pair … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis complete she emerges

By: Michael Fox Yesterday she was hidden in a chrysalis transforming ready to emerge this morning as beautiful new butterfly.      

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Love butterflies? Host caterpillars!

By: Michael Fox How often have you heard someone say, “We don’t see butterflies in the garden these days.”? Female Orchard Swallowtail Papilio aegeus are laying eggs at the moment so you might find some interesting caterpillars feeding on leaves … Continue reading

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