A rare half male, half female butterfly spotted at a butterfly exhibit

January 11, 2015 7:05 PM

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A rare half male, half female butterfly spotted at a butterfly exhibit

Discovery is certainly exotic, if it comes in the form of an unusually rare butterfly. A discovery of such unusual sorts was recently made during a butterfly exhibit at Drexel University in Philadelphia. The sight came as a shock to a retired chemical engineer from Swathmore, Mr. Chris Jhonson, when he saw an extremely rare butterfly that is half male and half female. The thought is itself intriguing, as no one will expect such sights at a general butterfly exhibition. Mr. Johnson was volunteering in the butterfly exhibit, when he came across the rare butterfly.

Initially, he noticed the differences in the sizes of the two wings on left and right side of the butterfly. The right wings were similar to that of the female species- large and were colored typically with brown and yellow with white spots. On the other hand, the right wings were comparatively smal...

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