Butterfly
Day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera. Culturally, butterflies are a popular motif in the visual and literary arts.
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Butterfly poised carefully on a leaf
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Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
(2008) San Francisco, California
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Butterfly poised carefully on a leaf


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Butterfly ascends up into the rafters
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Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
(2008) San Francisco, California
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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Butterfly ascends up into the rafters


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Glass butterflies hover over real dirt
(3 of 10) (1247 views)

(2008) Sacramento, California
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Glass butterflies hover over real dirt


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Butterfly after a hard night out
(4 of 10) (962 views)

Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
(2008) San Francisco, California
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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Butterfly after a hard night out


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Almost chameleon-like, butterfly matches background
(5 of 10) (949 views)

Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
(2008) San Francisco, California
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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Almost chameleon-like, butterfly matches background


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Black and white strips against a yellow flower
(6 of 10) (1216 views)

Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
(2008) San Francisco, California
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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Black and white strips against a yellow flower


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Butterfly waits on a window sill
(7 of 10) (986 views)

Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park
(2008) San Francisco, California
© 2008 Terry Costales
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Butterfly waits on a window sill


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Butterfly pretended to be an old-style policeman
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In a roadside exhibit, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Tuesday 25 November 2008)
(Photo taken Monday 8 September 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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Butterfly pretended to be an old-style policeman


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The butterfly flew past a dense screen
(9 of 10) (990 views)

In a roadside exhibit, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Tuesday 25 November 2008)
(Photo taken Monday 8 September 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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The butterfly flew past a dense screen


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Unfortunately the sky was beyond reach
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In a roadside exhibit, Costa Rica
(Photo posted Tuesday 25 November 2008)
(Photo taken Monday 8 September 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
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Unfortunately the sky was beyond reach


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