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When I took this picture I didn't realize the butterfly had a problem. I was just so happy it made it from egg to butterfly! Hours later upon further study, I noticed the feeding tube, or probiscus, was wrongly stuck to the shell of the chrysalis. Very sad for me, since I watch the development of these Gulf Fritillary Butterflies and anticipate the winged flight in the end, which really is the beginning again! Photo taken in Tarzana,CA Passion Vine garden
Also by Wendie Fischer
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