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Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio rutulus

Description:

Spotted fluttering around in the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington state. Sadly it was missing part of it's wing, but it seemed to be doing just fine, stopping at all the flowers.

Habitat:

Can be found in gardens, parks, woodlands, anywhere with greenery and flowers


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Washington, USA

Lat: 47.06, Long: -122.71

Spotted on Sep 10, 2017
Submitted on Sep 10, 2017

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