A Celebration of Beautiful Butterflies More than 700 species of butterflies live in North America, and all are worthy of our admiration. Butterflies are perhaps the most beautiful and easily recognizable insects in the world. They hold our attention like none other, they capture our imaginations, and they fill us with a sense of amazement. Jaret C. Daniels has spent more than 30 years studying and photographing butterflies across the continent—both native species and nonnative ones common at living exhibits and butterfly gardens. He has collected his knowledge and expertise in this gorgeous book, guiding you through the fascinating lives of butterflies while highlighting their most amazing characteristics. The book’s photography shows the true grace and elegance of butterflies in their natural environments, while the text reveals facets of their lives that will surprise and amuse you. Author: Daniels, Jaret C.