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What Does a Butterfly Know About Death?

I walked past a dead orange sulfur butterfly along the road.  It is not such an unusual sight, and who knows what kills them.  I would guess it was a victim of traffic. But as I traveled on, I saw … Continue reading

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The Orange Sulfur

This is an orange sulfur, Colias eurytheme.  This is normally a very common butterfly in Iowa.  This year they haven’t been so common though. Normally, they seem a little more yellow, and a little less orange.  But the sun was … Continue reading

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