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Papilio polytes

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Sahana Vajirasena
Sahana Vajirasena 3 weeks ago

Its known as Batesian mimicry in which non-harmful species have evolved to mimic the appearance of a species that is harmful or noxious to potential predators.

Sahana Vajirasena
Sahana Vajirasena 3 weeks ago

Yep

Rithmini Dinhara
Rithmini Dinhara 3 weeks ago

2 Pic female mimicking Common Rose

Sahana Vajirasena
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Sahana Vajirasena

Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Sep 28, 2021
Submitted on Sep 28, 2021

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