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Called the Queen of the Butterflies in the Philippines, the Papilionidae Atrophaneura semperi is a threatened species. I photographed this one at the Insectarium in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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I have never seen a butterfly like this. So glad you posted it. The red body is amazing. Great Capture!
This is one gorgeous butterfly, it’s awful about it being endangered! Great image, thanks for sharing! Dee
your butterfly shots are as lovely as your bird shots! you rule Miss bonnie!
Sorry, I clicked add comment before ai noticed that the “B” in Bonnie was not uppercase!
Complicated name for such a beauty! Wonder-full capture, Bonnie!
amazing shot bonnie, love this detail, and your dof really makes this butterfly stand out. lighting is Perfect!! amazing shot
impressive encounter, excellent capture…my best, francis.
Fascinating butterfly. nice.
Fabulous capture Bonnie.
Gorgeous capture, what a lovely butterfly