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A World of Butterflies
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Discover a world of fleeting beauty and pattern, captured in 245 breathtaking, full color close-ups by retired National Museum of Natural History naturalist/researcher, Kjell Sandved. Gorgeous on the coffee table, small enough for a field trip. Includes habitat, range and habits of each butterfly.
The Butterfly Habitat Garden located outside the National Museum of Natural History, consists of more than one hundred host and nectar plants, and has as many as thirty species of butterflies. The garden is a collaborative project of the Department of Entomology, the Horticulture Services Division, the Department of Botany, and the Office of Exhibits. The Butterflies + Plants: Partners in Evolution exhibit includes more than 300 butterflies. Our butterfly inspired gifts reflects species in the habitat and exhibit.
Hardcover, 432 pages. 6.125" x 4.625".

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By Emily
Interlaken, NJ
July 24, 2017
"I love butterflies. This book is so very beautiful. It is a perfect size for a small coffee table or end table. Each page has full size photos of butterflies and then on facing page it has the information of the butterfly. The price was so reasonable and the staff was wonderful at Smithsonian."
By Liz
Longview, WA
May 29, 2017
"I purchased this to accompany the cloisonné butterfly trinket boxes as a gift. I was sorely tempted to keep this book for my own enjoyment."
By Wandy
Miami, Fl
April 07, 2016
"I thought pictures were larger, but I like it anyway"
By Richie
North Port, Florida
April 02, 2016
"This small, fat book of beautiful photographs and butterfly lore would be a welcome addition to any bookshelf or table of a butterfly lover or outdoor enthusiast."
By kingsley
burton mi
December 28, 2015
"It was a gift for my wife. he loves it. Good quality photos."