The Amazon rainforest is the most biodiverse environment on Earth, home to an incredible array of captivating creatures. Over 90% of the animal species in the Amazon are insects. Due to their size and striking beauty, blue morpho butterflies are one of the most emblematic and favorite of all Amazon species. They have a characteristic vivid blue color and shiny wings that reflect the light, making them easy to spot amidst the jungle canopy. They are one of the largest butterflies in the world, measuring around six inches long and with wingspans of up to 20 centimeters.