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Monarch butterflies (mating pair)

Danaus plexippus


A mating pair of Monarch butterflies. The male butterfly is feeding on Scarlet milkweed (Asclepias curassavica).


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Hybla Valley, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 27, 2010
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

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