Photo gallery features yearly event at the Montreal Botanical Garden that attracts thousands of visitors daily showcasing the life-cycle of around a dozen types of butterflies.
From mid-February thousands of butterfly chrysalises are beginning a journey that gives life to colorful butterflies. Butterflies are let go free from a greenhouse every year at the end of April.
Owl butterfly (Caligo sp.)
Spots on its wings resemble the eyes of an owl
Montreal Botanical Garden video
Near by: Montreal Olympic Stadium photo gallery
Biosphère – An Environment Museum