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Butterfly Garden

Welcome to the Butterfly Garden at Sukia Biological Park, a magical oasis where more than 25 different species of butterflies flutter amidst a lush array of plants, creating a haven of natural wonder. This enchanting garden is meticulously designed to provide the perfect habitat for butterflies, with a diverse selection of host plants that support their biological processes.

As you step into the Butterfly Garden, you'll be greeted by a kaleidoscope of colors as butterflies of all shapes and sizes dance gracefully among the foliage. Here, amidst the tranquility of nature, you'll have the opportunity to witness the intricate beauty of these delicate creatures up close.

Among the many species of butterflies that call the Butterfly Garden home, several are native to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, adding to the garden's charm and diversity. Some of these species include:

  1. Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides): Known for its brilliant iridescent blue wings, the Blue Morpho is one of the most iconic butterflies of the region.

  2. Postman Butterfly (Heliconius melpomene): With its striking black and red wings, the Postman Butterfly is a common sight in Costa Rica's tropical forests.

  3. Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia): Recognizable by its distinctive black and white striped wings, the Zebra Longwing is a graceful inhabitant of the garden.

  4. Owl Butterfly (Caligo sp.): Named for the large eye-like spots on its wings, the Owl Butterfly is a master of camouflage and a fascinating addition to the garden.

  5. Glasswing Butterfly (Greta oto): Renowned for its transparent wings, the Glasswing Butterfly adds a touch of ethereal beauty to the garden.

These are just a few examples of the stunning butterfly species you may encounter during your visit to the Butterfly Garden at Sukia Biological Park. As you wander through this enchanting space, take a moment to appreciate the intricate relationship between butterflies and their host plants, and marvel at the delicate balance of nature that thrives within this magical sanctuary. Whether you're a seasoned butterfly enthusiast or simply looking to reconnect with the beauty of the natural world, the Butterfly Garden at Sukia Biological Park offers an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Some species of Zukia's Butterfly Garden 

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