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The Flying Jewels

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Bannerghatta Biological Park , Bannerghatta, Bangalore

Sub-Locality: Bannerghatta India
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Registration fee:  250
Course fee:  0/Day


Sunday   :  09:00 AM-01:00 PM


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Who does'nt love butterflies? They are the"Flying Jewels" in our gardens. As said - No Garden truly blooms untils butterflies have danced upon it - K.D'Angelo.

Butterflies are found on every continent but Antarctica. The U. S., alone, is home to about 700 different species of this beautiful and loved insect. Butterflies play a number of roles in the ecosystem. They act as a pollinator and as a food source for other species, they are also an important connector in a thriving ecosystem web.
The Nature Book Brings to you the:
a)Importance and Species - introduction to different species of butterflies
b)Wings and Things - The large and Small butterflies, moths and caterpillars
c)Body Parts of a Butterfly and Caterpiller - A diagram of the parts of the butterfly and caterpillar - Plus, how to tell a butterfly from a moth!
d)The Cycle of Life - The transformation from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis is one of the wonders of nature.
e)Strategies for Survival - Camouflage, eyespots, mimicry and ways to avoid capture
f)Facts About Butterfly - Butterflies do not have mouths and taste with their feet, hear with their two antennae and more...
g)The Last Butterfly ? - Habitat destruction and endangered species
h) Ecosystem Value - Butterflies and moths are indicators of a healthy environment and healthy ecosystems.Areas rich in butterflies and moths are rich in other invertebrates. These collectively provide a wide range of environmental benefits, including pollination and natural pest control.
i)Activities/ Eco Games will be conducted by "The Nature Book" resources.

09:00 AM - Report at the Base Camp
09:15 AM - Refreshment and Snacks
09:45 AM - Introduction to the Butterfly world and walk through the landscaped Butterfly garden
11:00 PM - Move ahead to the Butterfly museum and into audio visual dome where a documentary movie on butterflies is projected.
11:45 PM - Eco Game and Souvenir
01:00 PM - Camp Closure

Information and Instructions:

Meals and Refreshments - Simple, hygenic, Snacks will be provided.Campers may carry their own dry-snacks as well.
OnCamp Assistance - The camp will be guided by our resource persons. Any help needed should be communicated to them.

Things to carry:
a) Water Bottle
b) Cap,Sunglasses,Sunscreen lotion as per your own need
c) Personal medicines if any needed
d) Insect repellents

Things to Avoid:
a) Avoid carrying valuables
b) Do not litter and kindly adhere to the reserve's rules
b) No Alcohal, no smoking, no drugs.

Program Date - 24 Jan 2016
4 Hours


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