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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Best days are gone

This poor butterfly!  I felt sorry for it, but it did not need my sympathy.  It was having a fine time on the thistle.  I wonder if it even knew its wings were in such a tattered state.

14 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

poor thing made an escape! :)

A Colorful World said...

Very tattered!

Felicia said...

Its still a beauty.

Ginny Hartzler said...

Oh GOSH! Looks like something took a big bite out of him...and lucky it was only his wings. Did it affect his flying? VERY pretty picture!

Sandra said...

he is still beautiful, probably attacked by a dragonfly..

Deb said...

Beautiful butterfly.
Maybe it was part of the mystery cloud seen here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/25/butterfly-cloud-monarch-butterflies_n_5878416.html?utm_hp_ref=green&ir=Green&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

don said...

He seems determined to keep doing his thing. Nature is that was I suppose. Animals survive as long as they are capable to doing so.

Elaine said...

Lovely photo, even if the butterfly is tattered. I've seen them in pretty bad shape sometimes, but still they manage to fly. Although we've had overnight temps in the low 20s for several nights running, I still saw a butterfly and a dragonfly yesterday. I don't think they'll be around much longer.....

EG CameraGirl said...

I think butterflies are amazing how they can fly even with damaged wings!

George said...

This is a great photo, even if the butterfly has tattered wings.

Anonymous said...

Aren't butterflies amazing?

Roan said...

A little worse for the wear, but still beautiful!

Ida said...

It's beautiful even in it's tattered state.

Anonymous said...

Awww, poor butterfly - but it's so beautiful!

Lindy

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