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Galapago

butterfly in the Galapago

Description:

butterfly resting on a saddle nose

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Julia Longwing
Dryas iulia
Savanna side-necked turtle (Galapago Llanero)
Podocnemis vogli Expanzoo - Animales


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26 Comments (1–25)

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 7 years ago

That is adorable! He looks so happy with a butterfly on its head. :)

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Congratulations, your turtle is featured in the Project Noah blog! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/5115997...

Cathy Hearst
Cathy Hearst 9 years ago

lovely

PalomadelaVega
PalomadelaVega 9 years ago

so cute!

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 9 years ago

I really enjoy this spotting, and I believe that my ID suggestion for the turtle is accurate, based on the photos and spotting location which match up with what I see in my Terralog book for turtles of Central and South America.

KatCuff
KatCuff 9 years ago

What a lovely encounter!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Amazing!!

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 10 years ago

Really great shot!! :)

bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago

Dryas iula, the butterfly. Amazing picture!! But it is quite usual for butterflies to drink from the eyes of crocos and turtles to get some minerals.

zayer
zayer 10 years ago

Love this photo! Great one! Lovely creatures!

Elsa
Elsa 10 years ago

Made my day!

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 10 years ago

Wow. That must be one sweet fella to have both bee and butterfly attractions :-)

NicoleB
NicoleB 10 years ago

Makes me smile too!
Beautifully caught!

Eve Dosh
Eve Dosh 10 years ago

Cool pic! :)

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 10 years ago

Got to show it to my son.. he's a recent Noah follower! Nicely taken series..

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

yeah...now I see the bee too! too rare here!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

cool shot!

PosteraroAntonioToto
PosteraroAntonioToto 10 years ago

the bee is to the left of the butterfly after the picture scares

pennymomof2
pennymomof2 10 years ago

Love this picture!

HeatherMiller
HeatherMiller 10 years ago

So do you list it as a turtle or a butterfly? I wonder if there is a way to do a double animal listing. On the last picture, it looks like a huge snake over the log.

Chaitanya
Chaitanya 10 years ago

What an encounter! Good one.

Tupa
Tupa 10 years ago

this is "Spotting of the day" stuff..........

PosteraroAntonioToto
PosteraroAntonioToto 10 years ago

thanks

wonju.brian
wonju.brian 10 years ago

Wow! That is one of the cutest photos I have ever seen!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

This is such a cute encounter! you were so lucky to find this turtle with the butterfly "hat".
Is a lovely set of pictures!

Parroquia Capital Camatagua, Estado Aragua, Venezuela

Spotted on Jun 11, 2011
Submitted on Jun 11, 2011

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