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Panamanian Butterflies: Inspiration for the Soul

The enchantingly rare blue morpho butterfly, which has a wing span of up to eight inches

The enchantingly rare blue morpho butterfly, which has a wing span of up to eight inches

Did you know the Greek word Psyche is the name of the enchanting Goddess of the spirit and means both soul and butterfly? It’s true, and anyone who has ever stepped on Panamanian soil knows there is no lack of inspiration for the soul here. In Panama’s native Cueva Indian language, the country’s name means an abundance of butterflies, abundance of fish, so it is no wonder the flowers create a safe haven for butterflies in Central America’s most industrialized country.
Nature lovers and butterfly aficionados will feel like they are in paradise inside the lush rain forests of Panama’s tropical jungles. With more than 1,500 species of butterflies, 950 varieties of orchids, and over 972 species of birds, Latin America’s most overlooked tropical paradise won’t be a secret for long….

For complete story: panamaQmagazine