One of Melaka's top tourist attractions-the Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary (MMRS) or more fondly known as Melaka's Butterfly Farm has not seen any income during this Covid-19 virus pandemic lockdown. Since 18th of March, nobody is buying the Butterfly Park Melaka tickets. This sanctuary is a must visit for Melaka Family Trip but there is absolutely zero sale of tickets for visitors, forcing the management to resort desperate measures during this challenging time.
Save Melaka's Butterfly Farm By Adopting Butterfly Pupas
So far, the management has unfortunately reduced their laboratory staff and even dispose more than 3,000 caterpillars of various butterflies as they could not afford to keep them anymore for cost-cutting measures. According to Bernama, some of the species have been bred in the sanctuary for more than a decade but these caterpillars had to be disposed internally. According to MRS Wildlife Executive Qurrantu A'in Rohaminordin, if these caterpillars were released, they might have unpredictable effects on the environment.
Established in 1991, Melaka Butterfly Farm is said to be facing massive losses amounting to RM300,000. Do you know that the Melaka Butterfly Farm is also a private zoological park which is actively researching and breeding more than 100 species of butterflies and other insects as well. For the record, the sanctuary can breed more than 200,000 butterflies every year. It is a shame if this Melaka Butterfly Farm were to be closed down.
To make sure that the business will not go bust, the management has asked the public to adopt their butterfly pupas. This attempt to put their precious butterfly chrysalises up for adoption is a necessary attempt to ensure that Melaka Butterfly Farm will not close and that beautiful butterflies will continue to spread their wings in the sanctuary.
RM20 Adoption Set (excluding RM10 shipping fee):
- A butterfly pupa
- A glass jar
RM50 Adoption Set:
- A butterfly pupa
- A glass jar
- A button badge
- 2 entrance tickets to Melaka Butterfly Farm
- FREE delivery
*The Pupa Adoption Sets are only available for delivery in West Malaysia
If you have visited Melaka Butterfly Farm before, I am sure that you have lots of precious memories in this beautiful eden for butteflies. You can actually purchase one of the Pupa Adoption Sets to help save the sanctuary from closing down. I highly suggest that you choose the RM50 Adoption Set as you will be getting free delivery and 2 free tickets as well.
Help to save Melaka Butterfly Farm, adopt this Snapping Alligator Turtle now!
Besides adopting butterfly "babies", you can also opt to save Melaka Butterfly Farm by adopting their other animals such as reptiles, insects and spiders. You CANNOT BRING THEM HOME but you will get an Adoption Certificate, Acknowledgement on the MBRS website together with 2 entrance tickets to visit Melaka Butterfly Farm once the MCO is over. Please help save the butterflies, reptiles and tarantulas in Melaka Butterfly Farm right now. Help save our "Taman Rama-rama" right now!
Website: Butterfly Conservation
Phone: +06-232 0033
WhatsApp: +016-363 6537
Images credit: Instagram @butterflyreptile