Thoas Swallowtail at the Artis Royal Zoo (also known as Natura Artis Magistra), Amsterdam (Holland)
The King Swallowtail or Thoas Swallowtail is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. It is found in the southernmost United States,
Mexico, Central America and South America (as far south as Argentina and Uruguay).
The Butterfly Pavilion is the largest of its kind in the Netherlands, covering a thousand square meters and housing thousands of butterflies.
Twice a day, butterflies that have just crawled out of their cocoons are released into the pavilion.
- Matthijs van Wageningen
- Created on
- Monday 22 October 2007
- Amsterdam, animal, Artis, Artis Royal Zoo, Butterfly, Butterfly Pavilion, dierentuin, Holland, King Swallowtail, Natura Artis Magistra, Nederland, Netherlands, Thoas Swallowtail, Vlinderpaviljoen, Zoo
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