This is a beautiful Mourning Cloak Butterfly Finger Puppet. Perfect for the spring! The wings are made of a stiff satin material so they stay open. The body is made of a plush material. Your finger goes into the body. This wings are digitally rendered for amazing detail and species acuracy. In addition to being a great toy for parents or educators, it would be perfect to hang in a childs room or hung above a baby crib.
7" wide 5.5" tall
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Nymphalis Antiopa also known as Mourning Cloak is in the Brush-footed butterfly family. It has short projections on both wings, borders irregular. Wingspan ranges from 2” to 4”. Upperside is purple-black with a wide, bright yellow border on outer margins and a row of iridescent blue spots at the inner edge of the border. The distribute in all of <></>North America south of the tundra to central Mexico, rarely in the Gulf states and peninsular Florida.
Overwintered adults mate in Spring. Eggs are laid in groups circling twigs of the host plant. Caterpillars live in a communal web and feed together on young leaves, then pupate and emerge as adults in June and July and with head downward feed mostly on tree sap, especially on that of oak. They also feed on rotting fruit, and occasionally on flower nectar. Some adults migrate south in the fall.
This is a fantastic new line from Sunny Puppets and we have six wing designs available:
1. Monarch 2. Swallowtail 3. Mouring Cloak 4. Painted Lady 5. Menelaus Blue Morpho 6. Anicia Checkerspot
All designs look just like their real life counterparts. Perfect for a science project or teaching children about the various species of butterflies.
Check out our other eBay listings for more great realistic puppets and educational science toy kits! We offer discounts for educators and parents who home school on larger orders. Contact us for more information.We also have a ProStores store website.
On Aug-15-09 at 10:55:07 PDT, seller added the following information:
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