Not a Butterfly

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Not a Butterfly

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 1/20/2012 2:34:25 AM

Beautiful butterfly and excellent capture, Denny. #1437725

Inge Linden 1/20/2012 3:24:02 AM

Beautiful butterfly capture! #9930704

Bobby Ray Goodman level-deluxe 1/20/2012 3:33:22 AM

Hi Denny,Beautiful capture my friend.I haven't seen a lot of butterflies this year.Also drier than normal here!!! #9930736

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 1/20/2012 3:47:48 AM

Gorgeous capture. I'm almost sure that it's an Atlas Moth. IDs are a little tricky because the wings rest in many different positions, but I'd be willing to bet.

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Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/20/2012 3:53:43 AM

Fantastic capture of this gorgeous moth, Denny!! #9930795

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 1/20/2012 7:17:46 AM

My guess is it's an Atlas too, although the colors are different from any I've seen. Super capture! #9931162

Mike Clime level-deluxe 1/20/2012 11:13:21 AM

Beautiful moth, nice colors and details, Denny! #9931583

John Connolly level-deluxe 1/20/2012 2:21:10 PM

What ever it is, you have captured it beautifully, Denny! The detail and color here is exemplary! #9931963

Larry L. Redmon level-deluxe 1/20/2012 7:58:09 PM

Very nice, Denny! #9932607

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 1/28/2012 5:00:58 PM

My guess is an Atlas Moth and you captured it beautifully, Denny! #9952858

Keith L. Clayton level-deluxe 5/21/2013 4:34:35 AM

Really nice capture! #10701439

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Description

This was taken at the "Wings of Wonder" Butterfly farm but it's not a butterfly. It's one big moth. Trying to identify it I looked at hundreds of moth pictures but could not fine one that matched. I should have gotten it's name when I was there but didn't. Maybe it's not from the US.

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f4.8, 1/60sec, ISO 400, 60mm

Exif: F Number: 4.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

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