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Butterflies and Insects

There are many species of butterflies and insects at Daintree Valley Haven - Ulysses and Cairns Birdwing Butterflies, Hercules Moths, dragonflies, spiders and many more

Praying Mantis

Look who I found in the kitchen this morning, trying to get out through the glass door. A while since we've seen a Praying Mantis, although they are quite common in the tropics. He seems a lot happier now I've helped him onto the ornamental ginger leaf... read more...


Green Ants

A stunning day today, rainforest is looking fantastic after unusual dry-season rain over the past few days.  On my walk today these green ants were busily starting to build their nest by pulling the edges of leaves together and 'sealing' with silk from ant larvae.... read more...


So many butterflies!

The gardens are so alive with beautiful butterflies and all sorts of flying insects and moths, enjoying our stunning autumn weather.  This morning this lovely Cruiser butterfly was flying round our garden room at the front of the house - even let me get close enough to measure... read more...


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