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Uploaded: 07/28/22 6:00 AM GMT
Beauty Enticed
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My six-year-old granddaughter is reasonably proud of enticing a Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) to land for a meal on her nectar-filled butterfly feeder, a feature of the Sioux Falls, SD, Butterfly House. The Dakota's only insectarium houses upwards of 800 species, in a constant 80 degrees of humid warmth and in a small but lush jungle of trees, bushes, a wide array of flowers, and a pond. To get all the necessary nutrients, butterflies will sometimes sip mineral-rich puddles. 4

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::corngrowth
07/28/22 9:11 AM GMT
'Nik', if I were a butterfly I would have liked to be 'fooled' this way. It makes no difference to this beautiful butterfly whether the nectar is obtained from a real flower or feeder. Only the result counts, 😁 !
Wonderful composition. It excellently shows that your granddaughter is mesmerized by the flying, now nectar-sipping, phenomenon. Excellent work. S+F, thanks for sharing, 👍 !
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::tigger3
07/28/22 4:04 PM GMT
With her included in this beautiful capture, it's perfectly done by you! tigs=^..^=
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.ted3020
07/28/22 4:58 PM GMT
Butterfly houses are a great place to see nature. They don't fly too far either.
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::trixxie17
07/29/22 7:07 PM GMT
An incredibly beautiful butterfly - never seen one exactly like it before - wonderful capture nik.
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