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The Language of Butterflies: A Message of Hope

September 2 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Smithsonian Earth Optimism logoScience journalist Wendy Williams takes a look at the scientists, gardeners, naturalists and citizen scientists who have joined together to successfully decipher the secrets of butterflies in order to protect them. She shares surprising details like the unexpectedly intricate shapes of butterflies’ unique wing scales, the microscopic details of the butterfly proboscis, and even the biological tools that allow monarch butterflies to migrate south each fall.

This is a presentation of the Smithsonian Institution’s Earth Optimism series.

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September 2
6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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