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Illioneus Giant Owl

Caligo illioneus


Huge butterfly spotted during a rain forest hike in Guanacaste Province. Beautiful, striking markings give the illusion of two dangerous predators to drive away birds who may attempt to eat the butterfly - an owl, and a snake.

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 23, 2014
Submitted on Apr 21, 2015

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