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ANIMAL UPDATES
BUTTERFLIES

Cloudless Sulpher

Phoebis sennae

ON EXHIBIT:  The Butterfly Garden in Ocean Journey

Cloudless Sulpher

FUN FACTS

The Larva feed on Partridge Pea and Senna.  This is where the butterfly gets its species name.  



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About This Animal

SIZE: 2 ¼ inch -3 1/8 inch wingspan

RANGE: Argentina to Southern United States, rarer farther north

HABITAT: Disturbed areas- Parks, yards, gardens.

DIET:  Nectar