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I found this butterfly floating in my pool, very injured. I named her Phoenix. She was a fighter! I took her inside & cared for her & she lived for four more days. I fed her nectar & kept her safe. S

I found this butterfly floating in my pool, very injured. I named her Phoenix. She was a fighter! I took her inside & cared for her & she lived for four more days. I fed her nectar & kept her safe. She was very brave!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2011
Date Uploaded: 11.2011
Photo Location: Richmond, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300S
Copyright: © Carolyn Witherspoon