Atlas Moth

Where to find: Tropical House

(Attacus Atlas)

Is common in Asia, Africa and Madagascar. It is night – active and one of the world’s largest butterflies. Its wingspan is between 15 – 30 cm, it is impressive, but can seem intimidating with his size and markings on the wings that resemble snake heads.

The host plant of Atlas spinner is here in the Tropical House several plants, among others. Angels Trumpet Datura), olive plant Ficus, oil plant and guava.

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