Dozens of colourful visitors have arrived at one of Kew Gardens' largest conservatories - some slowly emerging from moth cocoons and butterfly pupae, with others growing to giant sizes amongst the plants.
It is hoped that the arrival of butterflies, bugs and beasties will help visitors understand how plants and animals sustain each other through pollination. Take a tour with two of the staff there - Lara Jewitt and David Mann.
Music by Petula Clark, Lifehouse, 'Butterfly' by Grieg - performed by Zoltan Kocsis, and courtesy KPM Music.
Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 28 May 2010.
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