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The timid Sea Lion
monocrome water drop
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Monarch Chrysalis on a Fence
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red squirrel meeting
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Monarch Chrysalis on a Fence

Transformation: This is a monarch chrysalis affixed to a wooden fence. I am amazed by the natural beauty of the delicate hanging cocoon. The metallic gold colored spots resemble jewels and the opaque side of the turquoise cocoon features the caterpillar's beginning of a wing appearing.

TAGS: Butterfly, Monarch, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Alison Hiester.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 17, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3400
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO100
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