"But what shall I do with my furniture?"--My gay butterfly is entangled in a spider's web then.
But when another butterfly of the same species, but with the wings cut off, was offered to her she promptly ate it without showing any sign of dislike.
Grum-Grshimailo found on the Pamir the butterfly Colias nastes, a species characteristic of Labrador and Lapland; like the alpine plants which bear witness to a Glacial period flora in the Himalayas, this butterfly is a survival of the Glacial period fauna of the Pamir.
A specimen of another butterfly (Precis sesamus) which mimics the Acraea was then offered in the same manner.
When an idea appeared, he followed it, "as a boy might hunt a butterfly"; when it was captured he pinned it in his "Thought-book."
(4) Guy Marshall once offered to a baboon a distasteful butterfly (Acraea anemosa), holding the insect in such a way as to display its bright red and black markings to the monkey.
Large-winged insects and birds, as the butterfly and heron; and others with heavy bodies and small wings, as the beetle and partridge.