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Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar

By FeatherFriend
I was going to do a close up on this one but on looking at the surrounding area I decided it would better on this occasion to include the habitat, not sure what species it is but hope someone can identify it for me.

Many thanks for the votes and comments on the previous image and a special thank you to MikeRC for the UA,
Regards,
Geoff.

Tags: Wildlife Devon Caterpillar Pets and captive animals Buckfastleigh

Voters: KarenFB, Herge88, phillG and 34 more

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KarenFB Plus
13 5.3k 174 England
17 Jul 2014 7:25PM
It's the caterpillar of the Monarch Butterfly - one of the few times that the caterpillar is as beautiful as the adult! Smile Well caught!

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FeatherFriend 11 38 217 England
17 Jul 2014 7:32PM

Quote:It's the caterpillar of the Monarch Butterfly - one of the few times that the caterpillar is as beautiful as the adult! Smile Well caught!


Many thanks Karen, really appreciated, have amended the title accordingly,
Geoff.
17 Jul 2014 7:38PM
Excellent Geoff, nice detail,
Fred.
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
17 Jul 2014 7:44PM
A beautiful presentation Geoff. A most attractive image.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
gary_d 11 576 13 Wales
17 Jul 2014 8:21PM
It would have been a shame not to show that lovely flower so I agree with your decision Geoff. - gary
bricurtis Plus
14 2.3k 50 England
17 Jul 2014 9:09PM
Lovely caterpillar Geoff - I like it in that natural setting too.
Brian.
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2096 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2014 9:52PM
I'm glad you decided to include the flower, it makes such a beautiful overall image.
17 Jul 2014 10:02PM
Beautiful image and what a good looking caterpillar SmileSmileSmile

paul
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
17 Jul 2014 10:25PM
Very natural.
Joan.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
18 Jul 2014 5:31AM
A fine capture and presentation, Geoff. Carol
FeatherFriend 11 38 217 England
18 Jul 2014 11:25AM
Thanks all and a special thank you to KarenFB for the ID, really appreciated,
Geoff.
Richsr 12 91 223 England
18 Jul 2014 12:06PM
The caterpillar certainly stands out Geoff, good colours and details too
Regards Richard
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
18 Jul 2014 6:46PM
Love the colours, clarity and composition Geoff. I thought this one must have been taken at the Butterfly Farm, if it was down on Dartmoor I'm sure the Big O would have been on here telling us that he'd made an exciting new discovery!WinkGrin
DerekL 14 211 24 England
18 Jul 2014 7:34PM
Lovely colours and detail and works well with the wider view Geoff.

Derek
hasslebladuk 10 1 6 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2014 8:09PM
What stunning expure and sharpness Geooff
mike
helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2014 8:36PM
Superb detailed capture - what lovely colours too SmileSmile
Helen
evelen 14 5 England
31 Jul 2014 6:29PM
wonderful image .
eve.Smile
brownsilent 12 7 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 8:33PM
Excellent, as always
Johanna
JohnoP 14 2
4 Aug 2014 10:46PM
Beautifully done! Smile John

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