Yum! … Look! Some Aren’t Open Yet, says the Great Spangled Fritillary on Butterfly Weed as he ogles even more delectable florets, buds just waiting to pop open. His bendy straw proboscis is inserted down into the tiny receptacle where orange-colored nectar, a sugar-rich liquid, waits for him (or her).
Photo taken in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, USA in Macon County.
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