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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D700
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Aug 3, 2010, 9:44:44 AM
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Butterfly by signmeupscotty Butterfly by signmeupscotty
Picture of a butterfly taken at the new butterfly house of the Krefelder Zoo.

Thanks to the help of ~unPapillonNoir this butterfly has been identified as a Blue Monarch. *Caelitha pointed out, that it is more likely a Paper Kite. After having a look at other photos of Blue Monarchs and Paper Kites I'd say that this butterfly here indeed is a Paper Kite.
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Nakumah Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!! You actually have it! The BLUE MONARCH!! one of my favorites!!
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signmeupscotty Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:butterfly: I am glad you like it.
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Nakumah Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really do. You know, it's hard finding an actual picture vs the cheap coloration editing found constantly on the internet. :)
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riotgirlckb Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
wow this is such a great shot good job :D
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signmeupscotty Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much! :hug:
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riotgirlckb Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
your welcome :D :hug:
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tv4 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011
och, wow
beautiful
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lusalema Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011
woah u actualy got dat close to a butterfly or was it a house well whatever it wus its still purrty
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signmeupscotty Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thankk you. I am glad you like the photo. I took it in a tropical butterfly house. :)
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lusalema Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2011
:P
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