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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Brimstone, Gonepteryx rhamni

Brimstone, Gonepteryx rhamni is one of the most beautiful large butterflies, so I am always happy to meet him anywhere. he likes grassy meadows and open spaces and usually is quite territorial, so once you've found him, you can return to meet him again.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Milovice, Czechia
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Copyright: © Mary C Legg