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Jackson County Fair: Painted Lady Side View

Jackson County Fair: Painted Lady Side View
The butterfly exhibit at the Jackson County Fair was one of my favorite highlights and I got lots of great pictures of the Painted Lady and Monarch butterflies there. Here is a side view of a Painted Lady butterfly sitting on the edge of a cardboard box.

In case you didn't get a chance to read about these butterflies before, here's a repeat of the information about them:

The Painted Lady butterfly is one of the most wide-spread species in the world, and can be found worldwide except on Antarctica and South America! Amazing! They are often raised in kindergarten and elementary classrooms to teach children about the life cycle of butterflies. In fact, if you are interested, there are many stores online that sell "butterfly kits" (and other types of insects and critters too!), and more searching will reveal that you can find many types of butterflies and moth caterpillars and adults for sale!

If you would like to know more about Painted Lady Butterflies, Wiki has a page here: Wiki: Painted Lady Butterflies (Vanessa cardui)

RHH, trester88, Ernest CH, Rod Burkey have particularly liked this photo

Wimm/Vic club
Stunning shot, Janet.
7 years ago.
 Ernest CH
Ernest CH club
A great beauty - Thanks for sharfing
2 years ago.
RHH club
They are such delicate and colorful creatures.
9 months ago.

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