American Painted Lady

Uploaded: July 25, 2020 | Entered: July 25, 2020 08:53:21

Description

American Painted Lady Butterfly – Here’s a fun fact about butterflies…as strange as it may sound, they use their feet to smell. This ability protects them from toxic plants. Knob-shaped sensors on the end of their antennae pick up smells that lead them to flowers with nectar. When it lands on a flower, its feet detect the smell of the substances in the plant and decides if they are suitable for food or not.

Exif: Camera: Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark III; Shutter Speed: 1/1600; Aperture: f/6.3; ISO: 200; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:07:25 10:48:01

Comments

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 25, 2020

Nicely Done Val! #1743508

Adilson F. Ferreira July 25, 2020

Wonderful capture, Val! Great information, thanks! #11820815

Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 25, 2020

Beautiful image, Val! And great info, too! #11820817

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 25, 2020

Gorgeous capture. Awesome details, comp. and colors, Val. #11820839

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 26, 2020

Stunning capture, Val. #11821107

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 27, 2020

What a great information, Val! Miracles of Nature ... The image is wonderful! Love the subtle colors and superb details. Fantastic work as usual! #11821284

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 28, 2020

Beautiful, Val!! #11821608

Terry Cervi level-classic July 29, 2020

She's a beautiful lady and so is your capture, Ms.V!! #11821951

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 30, 2020

Thanks very much for your stop-by and comments...a;ways appreciated! #11822180

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