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Red admiral butterfly egg on stinging nettle plant

A Red Admiral butterfly laid this egg on a stinging nettle plant. This photo was taken just hours before the caterpillar emerged from its egg.

TAGS: Butterfly, Michigan

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Fairport, Michigan, United States of America