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Black Swallowtail saying goodbye to its former self

This Black Swallowtail butterfly just emerged from its pupa and is drying her wings. She seems to be giving her pupa a hug, saying goodbye to her former self as a caterpillar.

TAGS: Birth, Butterfly, Caterpillar, Michigan, Nature, Swallowtail, United States

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Southfield, Michigan, United States of America
Member since 2015
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© Donna Frentrup.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
Total Views: 39
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 4, 2015, 4:31 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Focal Length: 51mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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