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Anise Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio zelicaon


I spotted this beautiful butterfly next to the Oakland Estuary in the landscape area next to the walkway. I'm happy I managed to get some photos -- it was flying around so fast.


Oakland Estuary landscape area.

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Oakland, California, USA

Lat: 37.79, Long: -122.25

Spotted on Sep 2, 2011
Submitted on Sep 3, 2011

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