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Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Papilio polyxenes

Description:

Male

Notes:

"Nature study can happen at any time, all around us! On our way out this afternoon, one of our neighbours showed us a butterfly. We thought it looked injured at first, because its wings looked bent and it had trouble flying, but now we think it must just have emerged from its chrysalis. When we came back home, we found the same butterfly with very strong and straight wings" from our nature study post on our homeschool blog.


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2 Comments

Eva Varga
Eva Varga 7 years ago

Beautiful!

DinaElFayed
DinaElFayed 7 years ago

Amazing

alexdk
Spotted by
alexdk

Ontario, Canada

Lat: 42.29, Long: -82.71

Spotted on Jun 14, 2010
Submitted on Jan 30, 2012

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