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Old 07-18-2017, 09:11 AM   #1
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Great spangled fritillary (I believe) on my milkweed... (from the last week or two)...

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(I was planning to post a video, but I can't access it from my phone apparently.)
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Photo of the mnth Dapjwy!
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Nice shot!

Perhaps it's just the lighting or some shadow effect, but it looks like one antenna is black with a red tip and the other is brown and white with a black tip. And both antenna look like they are coming out of the same side of its head. What's the scoop?!
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Nice picture. I love seeing spontaneous garden moments.
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Nice shot!

Perhaps it's just the lighting or some shadow effect, but it looks like one antenna is black with a red tip and the other is brown and white with a black tip. And both antenna look like they are coming out of the same side of its head. What's the scoop?!
Hmm...I see what you mean. I do think it is the lighting.

I may have other shots...I'll try to post them--especially if they shed some light on the issue.
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Nice picture. I love seeing spontaneous garden moments.
Yes, that is one of the things that I love about WG.

I've been away too long. I'm trying to check in more often.
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Nice shot!

Perhaps it's just the lighting or some shadow effect, but it looks like one antenna is black with a red tip and the other is brown and white with a black tip. And both antenna look like they are coming out of the same side of its head. What's the scoop?!
Here is another shot:

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Ok, I believe you, it's not an alien. I appreciate your setting my mind at ease.
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Ok, I believe you, it's not an alien. I appreciate your setting my mind at ease.
<big grin>

Thanks for making me laugh.

I still wish I could add the video. Jeff is supposed to looknat my desktop...so, until he does, I have been posting from my phone.
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