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Colors of Daily Italian Life
East Hampton Winter Solitude
Now Arriving
Orangutan on the O-Line at the National Zoo
Flying Buttresses of the Duomo di Milano
Wishes fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom
Arlington Flag
Paddles, Waves, Sun
Scarlet Macaw
Monarch on Late Autumn Thistle
Orangutan at the National Zoo
funky monkey
A Wild K.K. Roaming the Plains
Ethanol Distillery Tower
Stalagmites in Tuckaleechee
Eyes of a nightcrawler!
A Bedouin Rests in the Dunes at Sunset
My Home
Monarch butterfly Staten Island, NY
Dan at Jamestown Village
14th Annual Photo Contest
Monarch on Late Autumn Thistle

It's not a majestic lion, a towering mountain, an awe-inspiring ocean. It's just a butterfly. But to me, butterflies epitomize the majesty and wonder of the natural world. They represent so many elements of nature - - transformation, constancy, beauty, persistence, steadfastness. They are frail, yet mighty; delicate, yet enduring. The Monarch in particular, in it's epic journey, is an example for all of life's diligence.

TAGS: Autumn, Butterfly, Monarch, Nature, Ohio, Thistle

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Somerville, Ohio, United States of America
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© Amy Estoye.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Focal Length: 171.6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5.6
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