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Exotic Butterflies Return To Grand Rapids

Posted at 3:06 PM, Feb 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-25 15:06:13-05
Flickr/wsilver

Flickr/wsilver

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s 18th annual “Butterflies Are Blooming” exhibition Returns and will bring more than 6,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan.

Arriving from Africa, Asia, South and Central America, over 40 colorful species will fly freely in the five-story Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory. The event opens on March 1 and runs through April 30.

During the exhibition, the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden offers special activities. Additionally, interactive displays are featured throughout.