Seeing a butterfly is something special. The number of butterfly species around the world is estimated to be around 160.000. Butterflies are found in different biotopes, but most of them reside in tropical countries. Are you going to South American or Central America? Prepare yourself for seeing some of the world's most beautiful species: big and brightly colored. NatureScanner offers a range of butterfly guides to countries that are well known for their fluttering inhabitants. During a round trip, these field guides will come in handy identifying different species of butterflies. The guides are foldable cards which are particularly convenient when you are travelling outdoors.