Travels in Belize and Guatemala

Matt Welsh and Amy Bauer

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Butterfly Farm at Chaa Creek

An adult morpho butterfly, newly hatched from the pupa, drying its wings. It's amazing that morphos take several months from egg to caterpillar to pupa, but only live a couple of weeks as full adults, basically to mate and then croak.

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