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by gardenfairy on August 08, 2006 10:07 AM
I was in my side flowerbed this afternoon, staking up my pink ginger plant that my barbarian dog trampled [Mad] and a beautiful butterfly landed on me. Probably the bright pink shirt I had on. Then moved onto my zinnia's...

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I believe it is a swallowtail.

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Monica

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away."
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God gave us memories so we can have roses in the winter.
by Tonya on August 08, 2006 11:29 AM
Cool pics!! Mine don't sit still enough for me to get a pic unless the camera is in the house.... [Razz] Great job! [thumb]

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by Thornius on August 08, 2006 11:51 AM
'Tis a swallowtail, but what kind......

According to eNature.com, you have a Spicebush Swallowtail

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A bird in the hand......can sometimes be a mess.
by gardenfairy on August 08, 2006 11:56 AM
I do believe you are right Thorny. I was so happy to FINALLY see I butterfly around here, they are very few around my house.

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Monica

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away."
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God gave us memories so we can have roses in the winter.
by TulsaRose on August 08, 2006 12:40 PM
Lovely pix, Monica. Isn't that always a sweet experience?

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by gardenfairy on August 08, 2006 02:36 PM
I love butterfly's!! I hope I get another visitor soon.

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Monica

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away."
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God gave us memories so we can have roses in the winter.
by Triss on August 08, 2006 03:35 PM
Beautiful. Love the color contrast!

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