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Karl the Fog
Waiting patiently for breakfast on a Sunday morning
Rosewater
The adventure begins
Carousel Caretakers
Metamorphosis
Street food cooking for breakfast in progress
Utah Storm rolling in from Wyoming
The Endless Delight of Delirium
Utah Storm in Mountain Green
Mirrorscape
Buckeye Butterfly
Yellow universe
Mountain Laurel
Psychedelic lizard
Daisy
Winter came early
Bee
Clef in nature
Hiking near LA river
Monarch Butterfly
Rolling hills of California
Yellow Swallowtail
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Buckeye Butterfly

Buckeye Butterflies are very common in Georgia. There eyespots, or the purple circles on their wings, are stunning. The eyespots are meant to confuse predators, such as birds.

TAGS: Georgia

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Jasper, Georgia, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Claire Willis.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 31, 2016, 9:05 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO110
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PHOTO LOCATION Georgia, United States of America