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Flight of the Butterflies

2013-02-04 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm


Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA
(619) 238-1233


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The iconic monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. It weighs less than a penny, yet it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent, with pinpoint navigational accuracy, to a secluded place it has never been. In FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES, join the monarchs' perilous and extraordinary journey while following an intrepid scientist’s 40-year search to find the monarchs’ secret hideaway. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, an award-winning production team, a true scientific mystery, and hundreds of millions of real butterflies, FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES soars on the giant IMAX Dome screen.

For the first time ever, witness the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly, inside a chrysalis.
Travel to the remote mountain peaks of Mexico and discover the secret overwintering site of millions of monarchs.
Join Dr. Fred Urquhart and his family on a decades-long quest to unravel a scientific mystery.