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We came across this butterfly on a mossy boulder overhanging a small creek in the cloud forest of Santa Lucía. Our guide gently scooped up the butterfly (and some moss). He then handed the butterfly over to me and it seemed very content to remain on my hand.

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Quito, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on Dec 8, 2012
Submitted on Jul 16, 2013

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