Les Papillons

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  1. mack1time

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    I love the way it sounds in French

    This has got to be my best butterfly shots to date.

    I coughed up 20$ to get into my local zoo today. Despite the Zoo being overly crowded i had a good time. Almost all the exhibits were too crowded and all the glass was filthy even if one did manage to compose a shot.

    So I headed the direction I had planned. straight to the butterfly sanctuary area. I managed to bear the sweltering heat for about 45 minutes. The humidity was stifling. But I did come out dripping with sweat and a few good shots to share.

    This first guy actually landed on my arm and sucked my blood I think
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    wow nice shots! Since when do butterflies suck blood?

    Great detail on his rolled up blood sucker in the second shot! :thumbup:
     
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    The first one is most definately my favorite shot in a very long time. Great series!

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    Nice macros. The butterfly looks psycho in that first pic. The second is my fave - I like the colours and the rolled up tongue
     
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    I was going to say the second one but I would of liked to see more of the creature in it. At reading the title, I thought it was going to be about the dog breed, papillon :lol:

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