16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
cactus zinnias and monarch butterfly

This particular monarch was flitting around in my garden patch for over an hour. I noticed the monarch had a slit wing, but was able to fly about just fine.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Le Roy, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: KODAK EASYSHARE M340 Digital Camera
Copyright: © Martha Dean