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tiger swallowtail

Papilio Glaucus

Description:

I was biking with my friend earlier last summer when I suddenly stopped because there was a caterpillar right in front of me. I got a shoe box and made a habitat for the caterpillar. I left it outside during the winter knowing that the caterpillar was ready for that. Later the next summer I was planting some flowers and I decided to check on the chrysalis. When I opened up the habitat I saw a beautiful tiger swallow butterfly drying their wings.

Habitat:

Leaves, sticks

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2 Comments

LisaPierimarchi
LisaPierimarchi 6 years ago

Wonderful capture and setting free.

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Lovely shot!

Rachel A
Spotted by
Rachel A

Alaska, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2014
Submitted on Oct 22, 2014

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