Live Butterfly Garden Kit

Product Code: 235001
Brand: Insect Lore
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Live Butterfly Hatching Kit enables you to see caterpillars mysteriously transform into chrysalises then hatch into beautiful butterflies.



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Watch the miracle of metamorphosis in your own home!

Observe caterpillars mysteriously transform into chrysalises and hatch into beautiful butterflies, then release them back into the wild and watch them fly away.

Kit includes a washable reusable pop-up habitat net with clear mesh for easy viewing and full instructions.

Includes a voucher to simply order your Painted Lady caterpillars and nutrition from the insect breeder (extra £2.99 postage).  CATERPILLARS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE SPRING AND SUMMER, THEY ARE NOT AVAILABLE BETWEEN MID-SEPTEMBER AND MARCH AS THE WEATHER IS TOO COLD FOR THEM.

A wonderful way to observe nature for budding naturalists.

The Live Insect Box shown is not sent with this Kit, we supply the voucher, worth £11.99 to order the caterpillars separately, extra postage charge £2.99 for this service.


Attribute name Attribute value
Age 4+
Size Habitat net 26 x 30 cms.

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