17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Painted Lady Butterfly: Exploring for the First Time

A Painted Lady Butterfly exploring the outside world for the first time. I got my friend caterpillars for her birthday, we were able to watch them grow into magnificent butterflies. I shot this photo on the day we set them free in our front yard.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Berkeley , California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Kenzie Totman