The biggest butterfly in the world

Attakus Atlas

Attakus Atlas

In Eastern Himalayas the scientists found the biggest butterfly in the world. Its wings are 25 cm long.

The strange butterfly was named “Attakus Atlas”.

The volume of butterfly wings during flight may reach 30cm. despite the strange color and size, the butterfly is not poisonous and it is absolutely safe.

This variety of butterflies lives two weeks. They inhabit in tropical and sub-tropical forests.

Chinese called this butterfly “Head of the Snake“, because this harmless insect looks like reptile.

Author: Tamar Tsintsqiladze

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