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Blooming cosmos
Blooming poppy in my front yard
Girls wait for their parents return in the evening at a village in Rajasthan
Brooklyn Beauty
A Buddha mask and scriptures lie forgotten in a monastery
Country living
Red Bound
Chickens
Wild thing
Glossy flower
Blossoming Flower
Malachite Butterfly
Ladybug
Bee vs. Flower
Hide and seek
Among Gods
Waterfall of the gods
Angry
On the edge
Skogafoss
Passage
Dark Waterfall
A young woman is being viewed while admiring a painting.
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Malachite Butterfly

The Malachite is a butterfly named for the mineral bright green color. It has large wings in black and green colors on the upper side with light brown and olive green on the under side. It is found throughout Central and North South America, being one of the most common butterfly species, and also can be seen in the southern part of Texas, South Florida, and Cuba.

TAGS: Butterfly, Florida, Green, Nature, United States, Wildlife

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Weston, Florida, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 19, 2014, 11:16 p.m.
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