1. Find out that butterflies can remain copulated for many hours, up to a day!
2. Hold a caterpillar (that was our 3.5 year old's hand, being brave for all of two seconds before he tried to shake the caterpillar off):
3. Learn about various other animal and plant species that exist in the same environment as the butterflies. Here hubby was handling a millipede:
4. Release butterflies that had newly emerged from their chrysalis, where the metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly took place:
It is definitely worth a visit.
The Penang Butterfly Farm
830 Jalan Teluk Bahang
Teluk Bahang, 11050 Penang
Tel. +60 4 885 1253
(We took the No. 101 Rapid Penang Bus from central Penang to the Butterfly Farm which took about 45 minutes and cost about RM3 per person.)