Well-Nigh Wordless Wednesday: Black Swallowtail

Caterpillars can be amazingly beautiful:

Black swallowtail

Black swallowtail caterpillar

This black swallowtail caterpillar (Papilio polyxenes) is, I think, a prime example.


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13 thoughts on “Well-Nigh Wordless Wednesday: Black Swallowtail

  1. Amazing photo, love swallowtails, although never seen one for real. Is that fennel it’s crawling? Love reading your blog, you must be having a fascinating time.

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