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Some butterflies (Warning lots of pics)

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    Default Some butterflies (Warning lots of pics)

    Back in April I went to a "Butterflies are blooming" exhibit at Meijer Gardens. Finally getting around to posting some pics. Hope ya like them ........

    The chrysalises:









    The butterflies (at least those that cooperated by staying still long enough for me to photograph):




























    This one is actually a moth. Quite a big sucker too. He was 8" or so across.


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    Oh very nice! This place is awesome. I really love the green butterfly (3rd pic from the end).

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    very cool! Looks like a wonderful exhibit...thanks for sharing these

    I have a pic of a couple of butterflies that I got a pictures of while hiking in Peru. Saw quite a few but only was able to get a pic of a couple. Hope you don't mind if I tag these to your post.

    This is a Glass Wing Swallowtail



    and another


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    Haven't seen that last one, Ron! That Glasswing is sweet! There was some sort of glasswing-looking butterflies at the Gardens but -- along with the Blue Morphos -- they refuse to cooperate and stay still long enough for me to snap their pic

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    I should put a thread together of my Peru orchid hiking trip from a year and 1/2 ago.

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    Bravo !!!! Looks like a really wonderful place.
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    Spectacular pics. Thanks for sharing.

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    I love butterflies.....thanx for sharing!!
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    I like the glass winged one you posted too Ron! Very pretty. Nature is amazing.

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    Actually, I like the moth the best. His wings look like a Moroccan tapestry.

    "Is it right? Butterfly...I like you better framed and dried."

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