Watch them grow then let them go! See one of Nature's greatest miracles right before your eyes with our Oppenheim Best Toy Award-winning butterfly raising kit. Raise 3 to 5 Painted Lady butterflies while learning all about metamorphosis. See the caterpillars' transition as they mature, change into chrysalides, and finally emerge as Painted Lady butterflies! The butterflies' development takes approximately three weeks, and they're absolutely safe to release into the environment. Includes colorful pop-up habitat suitable for hanging or free-standing on a countertop, one cup containing 3 to 5 butterfly larvae with special food, feeding kit and complete instructions. Notice! This kit ships with live insects! The kit with a mail-in coupon for the live critters is available elsewhere in the Insect Lore store. If seasonal temperatures are extremely hot or cold, expect a short delay in delivery to ensure the health and happiness of your live critters during transit. Three butterflies are guaranteed to be perfect specimens. Please allow approximately 3 weeks for your larvae to develop. Available only in the Continental U.S. and Alaska. Ages 4 & up. Remember! This kit will be shipped with LIVE caterpillars!
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 23 August, 2012.