Science Trek

D4K: Butterflies

Special | 28m 49s

Poets have described butterflies as flying flowers. But these amazing insects are more than just pretty decorations. They play an important role in nature. Guest scientists Steve Burns, Director of Zoo Boise and Dr. Paul Castrovillo, an entomologist and Insect Curator at the Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History at the College of Idaho answer students’ questions about butterflies.

Aired: 05/15/12

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?

Major funding provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation