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A Blue Morpho Butterfly is Born
Blue moprho cant fly
Airdate Wednesday, January 25, 2006 (Nickelodeon)
Saturday, September 30, 2006 (Noggin)
Tuesday, October 24, 2006 (DVD)
U.S. Premiere Time (est.) {{{premiere}}}
Season 1
Episode 13 (aired)
14 (produced)
Written by Madellaine Paxson
Storyboard by:
Carol Datuin
Miyuki Hoshikawa
Jose Silverio
Directed by George Chialtas
Matt Engstrom
Allan Jacobsen
Henry Madden
Sherie Pollack
Kuni Tomita (storyboard)
Previous A Booboo on the Pygmy Marmoset (airing order)
Cool Water for Ana the Anaconda (production order)
Next Cool Water for Ana the Anaconda (airing order)
Save the Sea Turtles (production order)

A Blue Morpho Butterfly is Born is the 13th episode of Go, Diego, Go! from Season 1.

In production order, it's the 14th episode of Season 1.



Diego needs to bring a newborn Blue Morpho butterfly back to his home in the rainforest. Help Blue Morpho fly high, find fruit to eat, get past a big bird, and more!

Facts about blue morpho butterflies learned[]

  • Blue morpho butterflies have two different sides of wings; when open, they're blue, when closed, they're brown with spots that look like eyes, not green.
  • Blue morpho butterflies like to drink from the fruit that has fallen on the ground, not rotten eggs because they smell and taste bad.
  • Blue morpho butterflies are afraid of jay birds.
  • Blue morpho butterflies can open and close their wings to confuse their predators.
  • Blue morpho butterflies can fly. They cannot swim.
  • Blue morpho butterflies live in the rainforests of Central America, not the desert.

Animal Puzzles with Questions[]

  1. When the blue morpho butterfly's wings are closed, are they green or brown?
  2. Does a blue morpho butterfly swim or fly?
  3. Does a blue morpho butterfly drink from the fruit that's fallen on the ground or rotten eggs?
  4. Does a blue morpho butterfly live in the desert or the rainforest?

Animals found by Click[]

Note: Animal in bold is the correct one.

  • Ladybug
  • Blue Morpho Butterfly

Rescue Pack transformations[]

Note: The item in bold is the correct one.

  • Scuba flippers
  • Saddle
  • Head lamp



  • This is the second time "Vuela" is sung, after Three Little Condors.
  • This episode is where Jose Zelaya's second recording of the Bobos' "Whoops! Sorry!" catchphrase (after his first shot from Rescue of the Red-Eyed Tree Frogs!) originated.
  • This is the first episode in which Diego returns to where he started from after finishing his rescue/adventure (or second in production order with the first being Diego's Wolf Pup Rescue).
    • This is reminiscent to where his cousin Dora returns to the exact same location from the beginning of the episode after she reaches the final destination on the map.
  • When Diego and Alicia said "Say it louder!" during the animal ending song, one could barely hear Diego, unlike in Linda the Librarian, when they said it, Diego can be heard nice and clear.
  • This episode, as well as The Butterfly Ball, reveals that butterflies can get sick or fall asleep if cold. However, one can blow on a butterfly to warm it up.
  • During the Let's Review, the "fly" choice in the second question ("Does a blue morpho butterfly swim or fly?") would share the same image as the "butterfly" choice in the fourth question ("Is a pygmy marmoset afraid of a hawk or a butterfly?") in A Booboo on the Pygmy Marmoset and the second question ("Are river otters afraid of a butterfly or a caiman?") in Diego and Alicia Save the Otters.
  • The two wrong animals found in the cave are a bat and an owl.
  • Although it premiered in 2006 on Nickelodeon, Noggin and on DVD, it was made in 2005 according to the credits.
Go, Diego, Go! Season 1
Rescue of the Red-Eyed Tree Frogs! | Diego Saves the Mommy and Baby Sloth | Chinta the Baby Chinchilla | Diego Saves Baby Humpback Whale | Journey to Jaguar Mountain | Three Little Condors | Pepito's Penguin School | Rainforest Race | The Mommy Macaw | Linda the Llama Saves Carnival | Linda the Librarian | A Booboo on the Pygmy Marmoset | A Blue Morpho Butterfly is Born | Cool Water for Ana the Anaconda | Chito and Rita the Spectacled Bears | Save the Sea Turtles | Diego's Wolf Pup Rescue