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CREATING YOUR OWN RE-HYDRATING CHAMBER + TIPS

                                                       When buying butterflies  (visit us at www.thelittlecaterpillar.com), they have typically been frozen and dried out to prevent dermestids.  As a result, they will nearly always have to be re-hydrated. A re-hydrating chamber does not require any special material and can be easily created with items found around your house.  YOUR WILL NEED: Damp paper towels a small Tupperware container a piece of sponge butterfly inside glassine paper That's it!  Not a lot of materials, but you will need some knowledge about how long to re-hydrate specific insects.  Luckily, we at  LITTLE CATERPILLAR are ready to share...

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