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Float Like a Dragontail Butterfly…

Gif of dragontail butterflies
Video by Kazuo Unno, wildlife photographer

The green dragontail butterfly (Lamproptera meges) is a mesmerizing insect.

Small and delicate, it is one of the few species of swallowtail butterfly with transparent wings.

The green dragontail butterfly is truly nature’s flying jewel.

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If you like the dragontail butterfly, be sure to check out the dead leaf butterfly as well. Also worth viewing: the beautiful Archduke butterfly in its baby caterpillar state.

via Center for Biological Diversity

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of four books.

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