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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
We found these tiger swallowtails extracting mineral salts from an old deer carcass in the state game lands next to our home. It always surprises me when I see these beautiful creatures feeding on su

We found these tiger swallowtails extracting mineral salts from an old deer carcass in the state game lands next to our home. It always surprises me when I see these beautiful creatures feeding on such a repulsive food source.

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Date Taken: 05.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2012
Photo Location: Marysville, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Don & Esther Phillips