Orange Tip Butterfly, Anthocharis cardamines
Orange Tip Butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) - adult male in flight over crocus flowers, females lack the oragne tip
Order Lepidoptera, Family Pieridae, wings closed showing patter on underside of wing, antennae, compound eye, hairy body, spring, hedgerows, gardens, damp meadows and woodland margins, high speed photographic technique, flying
Large Copper Butterflies. Lycaena dispar
Pair of large Copper Butterflies. Lycaena dispar. became extinct in the UK in 1851. A rare Dutch subspecies, L. dispar batavus, was introduced to Woodwalton Fen in Cambridgeshire in 1927. The population has subsequently had to be re-introduced or supplemented on several occasions, from captive stock. The butterfly is listed as a Globally threatened species by IUCN and WCMC
stinging jellyfish, Mastigias papua
The stinging jellyfish, Mastigias papua, also called a lagoon jellyfish, is found in bays and harbors around the South Pacific, Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
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