Come Fly With Me

Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away If you can use some exotic booze There’s a bar in far Bombay Come on and fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly away Come fly with me, let’s float down to Peru In llama land there’s a one-man band And he’ll toot his flute for […]

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Butterfly on Flower

Same as yesterday, some more interesting facts: The fastest butterflies fly at 19kph(12mph) Many butterflies can taste with their feet to test suitability for laying eggs. Antarctica is the only continent on which no Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies)  have been found Butterflies like to drink from mushy slices of banana, oranges and watermelon  

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Life on a Twig

Work found me at Butterfly Creek today for an all staff meeting. After the meeting, myself and a few other staff took the opportunity to go through their butterfly enclosure (and small farmyard). I’ve been once before, so in preparation brought along my Nex 5N with a few different lens’. Unfortunately, whether due to the […]

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Monarch in the Sun

I think if people were ever inspired by the children’s book ‘The Ugly Duckling’, than the story of the Monarch butterfly must be awe inspiring! Here is a creature that starts life as a little caterpillar, eats and eats and eats until it is about to burst, makes a little sleeping bag to sleep in […]

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Reborn

Creatures that go through multiple forms are amazing. Imagine going from a caterpillar to a butterfly. Do they know they are going to make the change? – crawling along on branches eating, then being ‘reborn’ and swooping through the sky. Todays little guy was snapped still on the swan plant that they eat down here. […]

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