Zebra Longwing – No! Not a Flying Zebra

Here is a Zebra Longwing Butterfly from the Eveglades National Park in Florida. I want to go to some of these places.
Here I am searching “Arizona” on the topics on WordPress because I am heading there tomorrow to spend time with my uncle there for a month.

Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Photos That Inspire Words

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Facts: The Zebra Longwings is Florida’sState Butterfly! “…wide range of habitats, including hardwood hammocks, thickets and gardens. More common in south Florida, particularly in the Everglades National Park. The Longwings was designated as Florida’s official state butterfly in 1996.” No need for Florida travel when you can see this beautiful butterfly, up-close, in the Arizona Botanical Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion! Here is a Zebra Longwings sipping nectar on a Lupine plant.

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Dryas Julia, AKA Julia Longwing

Here is a beautiful shot of the butterflies flying over the flowers at the Desert Botanical Garden in Arizona. The Dryas Julia is the scientific name of the butterfly and Julia Longwing is its common name. At any rate, one beautiful bug!

Paulette Le Pore Motzko
Photos That Inspire Words
http://www.PhotosThatInspireWords.com

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Julia Longwing, is this butterfly’s common name; Dryas Julia is its scientific name. The Julia Butterflies can be found in Brazil to Southern Texas and Florida.

Fun Fact

Longwings take part in a fascinating behavior known as communal roosting. Roosting in butterflies occurs when a number of butterflies gather to rest for the night, typically on a single branch.” Yes, you can see hundreds of butterfly species in the Desert Botanical Garden Butterfly Pavilion. Here is a photo I captured inside the Butterfly Pavilion.  I hope you enjoy it.

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Instagram from maratonjenta

Another great view from Views of Norway. Pretty amazing archetecture isn’t it?

Views of Norway

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