A Perfect Viceroy Butterfly

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    Looks like a Monarch to me. A nice beautiful healthy one. Nice shot.
     
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    The viceory is one of the best monarch mimics. The monarch's wings are more swept back and do not have the black band crossing the middle of the rear wing segments.
     
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