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Staff Picks: Best of the Cockrell Butterfly Center
November 24, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The Cockrell Butterfly Center (CBC) is most well known for its free-flying butterflies inhabiting a three-story indoor rainforest. But there are many other cool things to see and experience at the CBC! We checked with staff members and asked them about their favorite sections of the center, and this is what they said: Lauren – […]

Iguana invasion: Ship stowaway leads to international plea deal for Colombian infiltrator
April 9, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

When most folks want to see the Museum for free, they come on our free day (Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m) But one of our latest visitors did it differently: He stowed away on a cargo vessel amongst a shipment of tools — all the way from Colombia! Chico — the ingenious little iguana […]

Meet Charro, our new resident iguana!
August 26, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Butterfly Center recently acquired a new iguana.  His name is Charro (which means “cowboy” – as in “charro beans”) and we believe he is between 5 and 10 years old.  For the time being, he is housed in a cage in the rainforest area.  We may eventually let him loose to wander freely in the […]

My Summer at the Cockrell Butterfly Center
July 14, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Laura Adian, an intern in our Cockrell Butterfly Center, is a guest blogger for us today.  Join us as she writes about her summer internship and what tasks she does for the museum, maintaining the butterfly center and the greenhouses. Howdy!  My name is Laura Adian and I am one of the horticultural summer interns at […]



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