The Blue Morpho butterfly is very expensive, it’s sought after by wealthy individuals who collect butterflies.
If you’ve ever touched a butterfly’s wings, you may have gotten some dust on your fingers. This isn’t dust, but scales that shed from a butterfly’s wings over its lifespan. While this won’t kill a butterfly, it’s recommended you avoid touching its wings.
You can buy butterfly habitats online and raise butterflies in your home or classroom.
Lepidopterology is the study of butterflies and someone who studies lepidopterology is called a lepidopterist.