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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus


This guy just happened to flutter in front of me while I was holding my camera. Unfortunately, I think he was hurt because even though I got extremely close he would only flutter and move a little.

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SheaEckert 10 years ago

That's possible. The thing was that it seemed to try to move away, but stopped like it couldn't, but that just could be me ;)

HeatherMiller 10 years ago

I have seen these in my yard and sometimes they just sit and don't move much. Then they fly maybe it wasn't hurt.

SheaEckert 10 years ago

Thank you!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Nice work...!!

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Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jul 20, 2011
Submitted on Jul 20, 2011

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