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  • We chase butterflies, and sometimes catch one.

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  • There are thousands of varieties of butterflies and other insects.

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  • There are thousands of varieties of butterflies and other insects.

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  • Butterflies and moths are remarkable for their number, size, variety and beauty.

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  • "I probably shouldn't have come back to Miami," she said into the phone pressed to her ear, wishing she could talk to him without the butterflies in her stomach.

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  • On the Amazons and in other parts of South America there are butterflies of the group Ithomiinae which are distasteful and have all the characters of specially protected species, being conspicuously coloured, slow of flight, careless of exposure and abundant in individuals.

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  • But there are also a number of tropical species, notably among butterflies and beetles.

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  • The ingenious explanation suggested by Fritz Muller for similar cases met with in butterflies is probably the true answer.

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  • As regards invertebrates, very few species or genera are peculiar to Liberia so far as is yet known, though there are probably one or two butterflies of local range.

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  • Among butterflies (chOchO) Rein gives prominence to the broad-winged kind (Papilio), which recall tropical brilliancy.

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  • No butterflies in your tummy?

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  • The Himalayan butterflies are very numerous and brilliant, for the most part belonging to groups that extend both into the Malayan and European regions, while African forms also appear.

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  • Besides the aphids, other insects, such as scale insects (Coccidae), caterpillars of blue butterflies (Lycaenidae), and numerous beetles, furnish the ants with nutrient secretions.

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  • Birds and mammals take the first place; the leading collections devote a good deal of attention to reptiles and batrachians; fishes and aquatic invertebrata are most often to be found only when there are special aquaria, whilst non-aquatic invertebrates are seldom to be seen and at most consist of a few moths and butterflies, spiders, scorpions and centipedes, molluscs and crustaceans.

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  • To the traveller, the most conspicuous among the Mexican insects, perhaps, are the butterflies, beetles, ants and the myriads of mosquitoes, midges, fleas and chinches.

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  • Mosquitoes, termites, bees, ants, centipedes, millipedes, locusts, grasshoppers, butterflies, dragonflies, sandflies and spiders' are found in immense numbers.

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  • His classification was founded mainly on the nature of the wings, and five of his orders - the Hymenoptera (bees, ants, wasps, &c.), Coleoptera (beetles), Diptera (two-winged flies), Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies), and Hemiptera (bugs, cicads, &c.) - are recognized to-day with nearly the same limits as he laid down.

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  • He'd get over these butterflies about letting her run the business when he discovered she could do it without his direction.

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  • Insect life is represented by plant-bugs, locusts, crickets, grasshoppers, cockroaches, dragon-flies, butterflies, numerous varieties of moths, bees and mosquitoes.

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  • Of the latter there are probably 12,000 to 15,000 species, including 140 butterflies, at least 180 grasshoppers, several hundred bees, &c. The so-called " grass hoppers," true locusts, have done great damage at times in Nebraska.

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  • Reptiles - snakes, lizards and chameleons, crocodiles, turtles and an enormous variant of the edible Indian crab - are numerous; butterflies and insects, the latter very troublesome, have not yet been systematically collected.

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  • Insect life is represented by plant-bugs, locusts, crickets, grasshoppers, cockroaches, dragon-flies, butterflies, numerous varieties of moths, bees and mosquitoes.

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  • Butterflies, moths and bees are very abundant, the former being remarkable for their size and splendid coloration; but these groups have not been investigated exhaustively enough to afford a correct idea of their number or their true affinities.

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  • The innumerable butterflies and dragon-flies have gorgeous colourings.

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  • The forests literally swarm with insects of all kinds, from cicadae to beautiful butterflies, and from stickand leaf-insects to endless.

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  • IThe artists of this school show also much skill in using enamels for the purposes of subordinate decorationsuspending enamelled butterflies, birds or floral sprays, among the reticulations of a silver vase chiselled a jour; or filling with translucid enamels parts of a decorative scheme sculptured in iron, silver, gold or shakudo.

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  • Bowker, South African Butterflies, a Monograph of the Extra-Tropical Species (3 vols., 1887-1889); G.

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  • The insect life comprises many brilliantly-coloured beetles, butterflies (about eight hundred species of which are known), moths, locusts, spiders and flies, and also noxious spiders, with scorpions and centipedes.

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  • In the above-cited historical instance of mimicry amongst some South American Lepidoptera which formed the foundation of Bates' theory, species of butterflies, belonging to the Ithomiine genus Itura and the Danaine genus Thyridia, both unpalatable forms, resemble each other.

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  • Out of 118 species of butterflies, belonging to four important classes, no fewer than 86 are peculiar; while among the rose-chafers or Cetoniinae the same is the case in 19 out of 30.

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  • The happiest specimens of this glass almost rival the wings of butterflies in the brilliancy of their iridescent colours.

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  • There are a few pigeons and aquatic birds, butterflies and beetles.

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  • Trimen, Rhopalocera Africae australis; a Catalogue of South African Butterflies (Cape Town, 1862); R.

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  • Cynthia cooked something quick and Italian for dinner, small white things that looked as they would suddenly explode into butterflies, given sufficient time.

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  • Beginning with earthenware which twenty years later was improved into "opaque china," it produced from 1814 to 1823 superior porcelain which was beautifully decorated with landscapes, birds, butterflies and flowers and is much prized by connoisseurs.

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  • She gazed up at him, butterflies beginning in her stomach.

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  • One genus of Thomisidae (Phognarachne), which inhabits the Oriental region, adopts the clever device of spinning on the surface of a leaf a sheet of web resembling the fluid portions of a splash of bird's dung, the more solid central portions being represented by the spider itself, which waits in the middle of the patch to seize the butterflies or other insects that habitually feed on birds' excrement and are attracted to the patch mistaking it for their natural food.

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  • In places the wild muscadine and scuppernong vines stretched from tree to tree, making arbours which were always full of butterflies and buzzing insects.

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  • He found that the butterflies of the family Papilionidae, and some others, became similarly modified in different islands and groups of islands.

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  • In pleasing contrast to such pests are the butterflies of all sizes and colours, beetles of an inconceivable variety of size, shape and colouration, and ants of widely dissimilar appearance and habits.

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  • It has been said with truth that an industrious collector of beetles, butterflies, neuroptera, &c., finds a greater number of species in a circuit of some miles near Tokyo than are exhibited by the whole British Isles.

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  • It should be noted that butterflies are the chief agents in securing the continued existence of such alpine flowers as depend on insect fertilization, the other insect fertilizers being mostly wanting at great heights.

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  • As for the butterflies, not more than one-third of the species found in the alpine region occur in the neighbouring lowlands.

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  • Within an hour's walk of Path are to be found, he says, about 700 species of butterflies, "whilst the total number found in the British Islands does not exceed 66, and the whole of Europe supports only 321."

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  • Of the Machachi basin, near Quito, which he calls a " zoologist's paradise," Mr Whymper writes (Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator): " Butterflies above, below and around; now here, now there, by many turns and twists displaying the brilliant tessellation of their under-sides...

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  • Scorpions and tarantulas are numerous, and lizards, frogs, beetles, ants, butterflies, moths and flies are abundant.

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  • Ross wrote: "So may he (Sir Thomas Browne) doubt whether in cheese and timber worms are generated; or if beetles and wasps in cows' dung; or if butterflies, locusts, grasshoppers, shell-fish, snails, eels, and such like, be procreated of putrefied matter, which is apt to receive the form of that creature to which it is by formative power disposed.

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  • Mosquitoes, butterflies, spiders, beetles and ants are infinitely numerous, and some of the species are indescribably troublesome.

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  • Large toads and frogs are common, as are scorpions, tarantula spiders, butterflies, hornets and stinging ants.

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  • Large toads and frogs are common, as are scorpions, tarantula spiders, butterflies, hornets and stinging ants.

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  • In butterflies and moths the lacinia is absent while the galea becomes a flexible process, grooved on its inner face, so as to make with its fellow a hollow sucking-trunk, and the palp is usually very small.

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  • Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.

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  • (r) In South America there are butterflies formerly grouped as Heliconidae which are conspicuously coloured, slow of flight and abundant in individuals so as to be susceptible of easy capture.

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  • This type of colouring is also found in genera of quite distinct sub-families of butterflies, namely in Danainae and Pierinae, as well as in some diurnal moths, all of which occur in the same district as the Ithomiinae.

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  • This type of colouring is also found in genera of quite distinct sub-families of butterflies, namely in Danainae and Pierinae, as well as in some diurnal moths, all of which occur in the same district as the Ithomiinae.

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  • The males of the other subspecies are much like the males of antinorii; but the females are widely different and mimic various species of inedible butterflies belonging to the protected groups of the Danainae and Acraeinae.

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  • larly abundant; crickets, beetles, locusts, walking-stick insects, mayflies and bugs are found, but there were neither flies, moths, butterflies nor bees, which is no more than we should expect from the conditions of plant life.

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  • Includes the moths and butterflies.

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  • Bates, who found 7000 species of insects in the vicinity of only one of his collecting places on the Amazon (Ega), of which 550 species were of butterflies.

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  • These are painted on a fine stucco in beautiful colours (notably a kind of turquoise-green) and represent archaic forms of flowers and butterflies.

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  • Among the remaining divisions of Invertebrata special mention may be made of the air-breathing Arthropoda - on the whole the most important and interesting group. About one-third of the animals belonging thereto that occur in the higher regions are exclusively alpine (or alpine and northern); these characteristically alpine forms being furnished chiefly by the spiders, beetles and butterflies.

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  • No butterflies in your tummy?

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  • "I probably shouldn't have come back to Miami," she said into the phone pressed to her ear, wishing she could talk to him without the butterflies in her stomach.

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  • Cynthia cooked something quick and Italian for dinner, small white things that looked as they would suddenly explode into butterflies, given sufficient time.

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  • She gazed up at him, butterflies beginning in her stomach.

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  • He'd get over these butterflies about letting her run the business when he discovered she could do it without his direction.

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  • There were butterflies, too, including the red admiral.

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  • admiral butterflies can be seen feeding on the flowers of bramble.

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  • The chalk grassland supports an outstanding butterfly fauna including the nationally scarce Adonis blue and chalkhill blue butterflies.

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  • aniseed scent and are especially attractive to butterflies.

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  • Harpy and Crested Eagles hunt here and we'll see colonies of leafcutter ants and myriad butterflies.

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  • Butterflies include the dark green and Duke of Burgundy fritillary, chalkhill blue, brown Argus and silver-spotted skipper.

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  • assassin bugs also will take butterflies commonly.

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  • In spring the butterflies often bask on bare ground, on low foliage or on bushes.

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  • Other interesting subjects to study are wasps, bees, flies, beetles, butterflies, moths, and dragonflies.

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  • blackthorn thickets provide a home for five colonies of black hairstreak butterflies, one of the UKâs rarest butterflies.

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  • It is decked with racemes of small fragrant white blossoms in spring which attract butterflies and bees.

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  • booty Tappers include two sets of whimsically themed booties rockets and butterflies that babies will be drawn to as they discover their feet.

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  • The bright butterflies lifted in a multicolored cloud from the worn and pitted casing, canted in its green bower.

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  • brimstone butterflies are common in spring.

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  • The banks are full of wild plants including buddleia, thistles and nettles, all of which provide habitats for butterflies and other insects.

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  • buddleia flower is practically finished, now, Michaelmas Daisy, Golden Rod and Sedum are still good places to look for butterflies.

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  • buddleia davidii) is irresistible to butterflies.

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  • Very few have been seen this year, although September saw a surge in the numbers of Peacock Butterflies seen on garden buddleia bushes.

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  • It is also alive with insects including orange-tip and meadow brown butterflies and five-spot burnet moth.

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  • butterflyssoms appear in late summer, attracting numerous butterflies.

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  • butterfly moths and silver-studded blue butterflies can also be seen.

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  • butterflyspan>peacock butterflies were also on the wing at Uskmouth Lagoons.

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  • butterflyut our animated musical multimedia presentations on monarch butterflies, mayflies, and bee anatomy and behavior.

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  • butterfly white and ringlet butterflies were seen almost immediately after departing Sandy Lane car park, which was a good start.

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  • Island Canaries and a few chaffinches were in some fields and along the roadside verge were some Small Blue butterflies.

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  • grow evergreen climbers up fences for butterflies to hibernate in.

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  • comma butterflies of the new generation are flying fast along hedgerows.

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  • And as it turns out, Monarch larvae and butterflies actually do better in Bt cornfields than in cornfields sprayed with insecticides.

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  • We saw many birds around Koshi including brown hawk owls, brown fish owls, owlets and Indian coursers and large colorful butterflies.

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  • Shrubs come in all shapes and sizes -- Buddleia for butterflies, flowering currant, hebe and mahonia for bees.

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  • daisyer in the year knapweed, scabious and oxeye daisies provide a nectar source for butterflies and other invertebrates.

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  • daisyer in the year knapweed, scabious and oxeye daisies provide a nectar source for butterflies and other invertebrates.

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  • Ecological entomology, 10, 1 - 7. Suppliers A useful source of butterflies is Worldwide Butterflies, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4QN.

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  • fluttering butterflies.

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  • Us was about butterflies flutter above plunging my arms forward winds i mumble.

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  • Butterflies, including meadow brown, common blue and dark green fritillary, add more color to the forest rides.

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  • The Keihin sequential fuel injection features two throttle butterflies per cylinder.

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  • gatekeeper butterflies were common; perhaps, some of these were Meadow Browns.

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  • The butterflies usually oviposit on nettles growing in smallish clumps in sunny woodland glades, or in the vicinity of hedgerows.

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  • Common and conspicuous insects include grasshoppers, earwigs, and many species of beetles, butterflies and moths.

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  • hairstreak butterflies, which are found only in the wet sticky clay woods of the East Midlands, are plentiful.

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  • heath fritillary butterfly reintroduced into the wild One of Britain's most endangered butterflies is being reintroduced in the Westcountry.

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  • Large heath butterfly Large heath butterfly Large heath butterflies live in boggy areas.

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  • Other shrubs include wild honeysuckle, brambles and holly The animals that live here include spiders, caterpillars and butterflies.

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  • The area includes woodland and glades, perfect for spotting butterflies and moths which are attracted to the wild honeysuckle.

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  • It is also habitats many species of butterflies and birds including the rare hornbill.

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  • interstate shipment of live butterflies requires a permit from the USDA.

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  • A handful of Speckled Woods were the only butterflies of note on the cyclepath between the Toll Bridge and the first road lay-by.

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  • marbled whites butterflies on the site.

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  • metamorphose into butterflies of the cake variety.

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  • metamorphosis of insects, for example in the birth of butterflies.

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  • These in turn produce the number and variety of butterflies and day-flying moths which are such a feature of the reserve in summer.

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  • Brimstone and White Admiral butterflies are frequent in this reserve, which also hosts a number of scarce moths.

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  • Proboscis The adapted mouthparts of various insect groups such as flies and butterflies.

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  • musk thistles which attracted several butterflies.

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  • Butterflies frequent an area of wetland which includes abundant bog myrtle.

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  • Adult butterflies sip nectar from flowers through their tongues, which act like straws.

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  • nectar for butterflies.

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  • The weather was fab, sea enticing, cliffs breathtaking, butterflies electrifying, books - well maybe next time.

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  • These butterflies are quite a challenge to photograph, sometimes you can't get within eight feet and other times they seem quite obliging.

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  • parched with few butterflies in flight.

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  • The grassland was very parched with few butterflies in flight.

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  • peacock butterflies are on the wing.

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  • pollinated by butterflies have the highest proportion of nectar guides, reported at 83% .

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  • There were butterflies, too, including the red admiral.

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  • Upon the flower-heads of the last named, the butterflies will often be found resting.

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  • Butterflies include ringlets, small skippers and meadow browns.

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  • ringlet butterflies were seen almost immediately after departing Sandy Lane car park, which was a good start.

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  • Toe Tappers include two sets of whimsically themed booties rockets and butterflies that babies will be drawn to as they discover their feet.

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  • scrub in the northwest of Mill Hill there were two Speckled Wood Butterflies and a single Peacock Butterfly.

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  • sequential fuel injection features two throttle butterflies per cylinder.

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  • Currently, the interstate shipment of live butterflies requires a permit from the USDA.

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  • Migrant hawker and black-tailed skimmer are two of the dragonflies commonly recorded and regularly seen butterflies include small copper, common blue and brimstone.

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  • The work will provide a larger habitat for the rare and oddly names grizzled skipper, dingy skipper and green hairstreak butterflies.

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  • skipper butterflies which are now found in only a few places in the county.

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  • solitary wasps and bees, and butterflies such as the grayling, small heath and common blue.

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  • speckled wood butterflies are common throughout the summer.

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  • star-spangled butterflies.

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  • John then embarked on a six-year stint with the Game Conservancy Trust quantifying the effect of Conservation Headlands on butterflies.

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  • Butterflies during this excellent day included Common swallowtails and impressive Plain Tigers.

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  • blackthorn thickets provide a home for five colonies of black hairstreak butterflies, one of the UKâs rarest butterflies.

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  • throttle butterflies hold them slightly open.

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  • On a sunny day, it is a good spot to find small tortoiseshell, ringlet and small blue butterflies.

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  • A UK team of researchers made the discovery by tracking the insects with radar, using tiny transponders attached to the backs of butterflies.

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  • They provide a lovely shade of bright yellow flowers in star-like loose umbels good for naturalizing and cutting, and are attractive to butterflies.

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  • Any remaining vestige of an Indian Summer is quickly blown away Birds; Butterflies; Bats; Fungi; .. .

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  • You might have to wait until Autumn to see one of the loveliest migrant butterflies, the clouded yellows, the Monarch.

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  • The forests literally swarm with insects of all kinds, from cicadae to beautiful butterflies, and from stickand leaf-insects to endless.

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  • As regards invertebrates, very few species or genera are peculiar to Liberia so far as is yet known, though there are probably one or two butterflies of local range.

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  • Besides the aphids, other insects, such as scale insects (Coccidae), caterpillars of blue butterflies (Lycaenidae), and numerous beetles, furnish the ants with nutrient secretions.

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  • In butterflies and moths the lacinia is absent while the galea becomes a flexible process, grooved on its inner face, so as to make with its fellow a hollow sucking-trunk, and the palp is usually very small.

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  • His classification was founded mainly on the nature of the wings, and five of his orders - the Hymenoptera (bees, ants, wasps, &c.), Coleoptera (beetles), Diptera (two-winged flies), Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies), and Hemiptera (bugs, cicads, &c.) - are recognized to-day with nearly the same limits as he laid down.

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  • Includes the moths and butterflies.

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  • One genus of Thomisidae (Phognarachne), which inhabits the Oriental region, adopts the clever device of spinning on the surface of a leaf a sheet of web resembling the fluid portions of a splash of bird's dung, the more solid central portions being represented by the spider itself, which waits in the middle of the patch to seize the butterflies or other insects that habitually feed on birds' excrement and are attracted to the patch mistaking it for their natural food.

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  • Bates, who found 7000 species of insects in the vicinity of only one of his collecting places on the Amazon (Ega), of which 550 species were of butterflies.

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  • Within an hour's walk of Path are to be found, he says, about 700 species of butterflies, "whilst the total number found in the British Islands does not exceed 66, and the whole of Europe supports only 321."

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  • The happiest specimens of this glass almost rival the wings of butterflies in the brilliancy of their iridescent colours.

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  • It has been said with truth that an industrious collector of beetles, butterflies, neuroptera, &c., finds a greater number of species in a circuit of some miles near Tokyo than are exhibited by the whole British Isles.

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  • But there are also a number of tropical species, notably among butterflies and beetles.

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  • Among butterflies (chOchO) Rein gives prominence to the broad-winged kind (Papilio), which recall tropical brilliancy.

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  • IThe artists of this school show also much skill in using enamels for the purposes of subordinate decorationsuspending enamelled butterflies, birds or floral sprays, among the reticulations of a silver vase chiselled a jour; or filling with translucid enamels parts of a decorative scheme sculptured in iron, silver, gold or shakudo.

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  • Foxes, squirrels, otters, snakes (smooth snake, grass snake and adder), butterflies (some of them peculiar to the district), and an occasional badger range the forest freely.

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  • Butterflies, moths and bees are very abundant, the former being remarkable for their size and splendid coloration; but these groups have not been investigated exhaustively enough to afford a correct idea of their number or their true affinities.

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  • Scorpions and tarantulas are numerous, and lizards, frogs, beetles, ants, butterflies, moths and flies are abundant.

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  • Birds and mammals take the first place; the leading collections devote a good deal of attention to reptiles and batrachians; fishes and aquatic invertebrata are most often to be found only when there are special aquaria, whilst non-aquatic invertebrates are seldom to be seen and at most consist of a few moths and butterflies, spiders, scorpions and centipedes, molluscs and crustaceans.

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  • To the traveller, the most conspicuous among the Mexican insects, perhaps, are the butterflies, beetles, ants and the myriads of mosquitoes, midges, fleas and chinches.

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  • In pleasing contrast to such pests are the butterflies of all sizes and colours, beetles of an inconceivable variety of size, shape and colouration, and ants of widely dissimilar appearance and habits.

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  • These are painted on a fine stucco in beautiful colours (notably a kind of turquoise-green) and represent archaic forms of flowers and butterflies.

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  • Flies and butterflies are forms which the souls are believed by some races to take, and the Esthonians of the island of Oesel think that the gusts of wind which whirl tornado-like through the roads are the souls of old women seeking what they can find.

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  • The ingenious explanation suggested by Fritz Muller for similar cases met with in butterflies is probably the true answer.

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  • (r) In South America there are butterflies formerly grouped as Heliconidae which are conspicuously coloured, slow of flight and abundant in individuals so as to be susceptible of easy capture.

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  • On the Amazons and in other parts of South America there are butterflies of the group Ithomiinae which are distasteful and have all the characters of specially protected species, being conspicuously coloured, slow of flight, careless of exposure and abundant in individuals.

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  • The males of the other subspecies are much like the males of antinorii; but the females are widely different and mimic various species of inedible butterflies belonging to the protected groups of the Danainae and Acraeinae.

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  • In the above-cited historical instance of mimicry amongst some South American Lepidoptera which formed the foundation of Bates' theory, species of butterflies, belonging to the Ithomiine genus Itura and the Danaine genus Thyridia, both unpalatable forms, resemble each other.

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  • Among the remaining divisions of Invertebrata special mention may be made of the air-breathing Arthropoda - on the whole the most important and interesting group. About one-third of the animals belonging thereto that occur in the higher regions are exclusively alpine (or alpine and northern); these characteristically alpine forms being furnished chiefly by the spiders, beetles and butterflies.

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  • As for the butterflies, not more than one-third of the species found in the alpine region occur in the neighbouring lowlands.

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  • The relations between alpine butterflies and plants are especially interesting, as regards not only their bionomic interdependence but also the analogies of their geographical distribution.

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  • It should be noted that butterflies are the chief agents in securing the continued existence of such alpine flowers as depend on insect fertilization, the other insect fertilizers being mostly wanting at great heights.

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  • larly abundant; crickets, beetles, locusts, walking-stick insects, mayflies and bugs are found, but there were neither flies, moths, butterflies nor bees, which is no more than we should expect from the conditions of plant life.

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  • Of the Machachi basin, near Quito, which he calls a " zoologist's paradise," Mr Whymper writes (Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator): " Butterflies above, below and around; now here, now there, by many turns and twists displaying the brilliant tessellation of their under-sides...

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  • Butterflies and moths are remarkable for their number, size, variety and beauty.

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  • He found that the butterflies of the family Papilionidae, and some others, became similarly modified in different islands and groups of islands.

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  • Mosquitoes, termites, bees, ants, centipedes, millipedes, locusts, grasshoppers, butterflies, dragonflies, sandflies and spiders' are found in immense numbers.

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  • Trimen, Rhopalocera Africae australis; a Catalogue of South African Butterflies (Cape Town, 1862); R.

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  • The Himalayan butterflies are very numerous and brilliant, for the most part belonging to groups that extend both into the Malayan and European regions, while African forms also appear.

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  • Beginning with earthenware which twenty years later was improved into "opaque china," it produced from 1814 to 1823 superior porcelain which was beautifully decorated with landscapes, birds, butterflies and flowers and is much prized by connoisseurs.

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  • There are a few pigeons and aquatic birds, butterflies and beetles.

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  • The innumerable butterflies and dragon-flies have gorgeous colourings.

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  • Mosquitoes, butterflies, spiders, beetles and ants are infinitely numerous, and some of the species are indescribably troublesome.

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  • Ross wrote: "So may he (Sir Thomas Browne) doubt whether in cheese and timber worms are generated; or if beetles and wasps in cows' dung; or if butterflies, locusts, grasshoppers, shell-fish, snails, eels, and such like, be procreated of putrefied matter, which is apt to receive the form of that creature to which it is by formative power disposed.

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  • The insect life comprises many brilliantly-coloured beetles, butterflies (about eight hundred species of which are known), moths, locusts, spiders and flies, and also noxious spiders, with scorpions and centipedes.

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  • Of the latter there are probably 12,000 to 15,000 species, including 140 butterflies, at least 180 grasshoppers, several hundred bees, &c. The so-called " grass hoppers," true locusts, have done great damage at times in Nebraska.

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  • Reptiles - snakes, lizards and chameleons, crocodiles, turtles and an enormous variant of the edible Indian crab - are numerous; butterflies and insects, the latter very troublesome, have not yet been systematically collected.

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  • Out of 118 species of butterflies, belonging to four important classes, no fewer than 86 are peculiar; while among the rose-chafers or Cetoniinae the same is the case in 19 out of 30.

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  • In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.

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  • He will pull the largest roses, and chase the gayest butterflies.

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  • I am studying about insects in zoology, and I have learned many things about butterflies.

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  • Upon the flower-heads of the last named, the butterflies will often be found resting.

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  • Butterflies include ringlets, small skippers and meadow browns.

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  • In the scrub in the northwest of Mill Hill there were two Speckled Wood Butterflies and a single Peacock Butterfly.

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  • Migrant hawker and black-tailed skimmer are two of the dragonflies commonly recorded and regularly seen butterflies include small copper, common blue and brimstone.

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  • The work will provide a larger habitat for the rare and oddly names grizzled skipper, dingy skipper and green hairstreak butterflies.

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  • Other spring highlights include dingy and grizzled skipper butterflies which are now found in only a few places in the county.

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  • So do solitary wasps and bees, and butterflies such as the grayling, small heath and common blue.

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  • The holly blue butterfly flies in May whilst speckled wood butterflies are common throughout the summer.

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  • Butterflies like the speckled wood may also be seen along the edges of the woodland rides in summer.

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  • Maybe they'll stick me on some heavy medication instead and I can keep blogging, long artistic entries full of star-spangled butterflies.

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  • John then embarked on a six-year stint with the Game Conservancy Trust quantifying the effect of Conservation Headlands on butterflies.

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  • Butterflies during this excellent day included Common Swallowtails and impressive Plain Tigers.

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  • Also in the park, good numbers of Monarch butterflies, Swallowtail species and other unidentified species.

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  • This occurs when ice forming on the throttle butterflies hold them slightly open.

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  • A few of the Chalkhill Blue Butterflies had an extensive brown tinge on the wings.

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  • On a sunny day, it is a good spot to find small tortoiseshell, ringlet and small blue butterflies.

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  • A UK team of researchers made the discovery by tracking the insects with radar, using tiny transponders attached to the backs of butterflies.

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  • Overnight, or in wet weather, the butterflies hide themselves deep within tussocks of grass.

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  • Migrant Monarch butterflies drift by, Great Blue Heron stand in the shallows and Pine Siskins twitter in the trees.

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  • They provide a lovely shade of bright yellow flowers in star-like loose umbels good for naturalizing and cutting, and are attractive to butterflies.

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  • Any remaining vestige of an Indian Summer is quickly blown away Birds; Butterflies; Bats; Fungi; ...

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  • The butterflies whirled up into the air, bright wings flashing in the level golden light, and settled along her arm.

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  • Some of these Early Warning Signs might be heart beating faster, butterflies in the tummy, wobbly knees.

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  • You might have to wait until Autumn to see one of the loveliest migrant butterflies, the clouded yellows, the Monarch.

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  • Her writing was filled with rich, creative metaphors; she described teachers as fire-breathing dragons, the books on the shelves as vibrant butterflies and the other students as slime-trailing snails.

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  • Let kids decorate covers that are shaped like ladybugs, butterflies, or even ants.

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  • The list of endangered animals includes giant pandas, tigers, polar bears, certain whales and dolphins, rhinos, elephants, marine turtles, black spider monkey, monarch butterflies, brown bears and great apes.

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  • The root is primarily eaten by moths and butterflies but is also cultivated for human consumption.

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  • Target has a nice selection of wall stickers that range from small children's characters, to more mature themes including flowers, sports teams, butterflies and shapes to create your own custom design.

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  • Create-a-Mural has teenage themes like butterflies, flames and tie dye.

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  • Butterfly: Butterflies and dragonflies are a popular and easy face paint design.

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  • This site also has some great dingbat fonts, from the Simpsons characters to Kilroy, butterflies, leaves and more.

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  • I drew a pencil sketch of Tanner, designed and installed a memory garden and participated in constructing a shadow box with my husband to display his angels, butterflies and stuffed animals.

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  • Frantic Stamper: Frantic Stamper has a selection of epoxy stickers in themes such as seasons, bridal, baby boy, baby girl, butterflies and fairies.

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  • Many of the small punches come in pairs of related designs, like a Christmas tree and a snowflake, a two-piece cupcake, or a pair of butterflies.

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  • Make dimensional butterflies by punching three shapes from coordinating patterned papers.

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  • For example, if your poem is like the lyrics from "Butterfly Kisses", include photos with butterflies and add butterfly-themed papers and embellishments.

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  • For example, you may feel anxious about an upcoming exam or interview, have butterflies in your stomach when it is your turn to give a presentation or worry about what kind of parent you will be when your new baby arrives.

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  • This can include sports themes for boys or butterflies for girls.

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  • Do eat something light, such as fruit and crackers, before you speak to quell the butterflies, but avoid chocolate and cheese.

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  • Silver frames accented with butterflies, wedding rings, wedding bells, pearls, rhinestones, doves, and roses are also available.

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  • Butterflies have a great deal of symbolism that appeals to many couples.

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  • Some couples opt to use real butterflies as inspiration for their butterfly wedding favors, particularly if one species of butterfly is meaningful to their relationship.

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  • Chocolates with sugary butterflies perched on top.

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  • Gauze or crystal ornamental butterflies perhaps placed on individual flowers for each guest.

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  • Butterflies as part of the artwork on chocolate wrappers, CD wedding favor covers, bookmarks, candles (especially if they are floral scented), or glassware.

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  • Origami butterflies as a unique alternative to cranes or other familiar paper art shapes.

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  • Small guardian angels or cherubs with wings reminiscent of butterflies.

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  • Different Shapes: Specialty retailers may offer magnets in a variety of shapes, including ovals, single or double hearts, wedding cakes, doves, diamonds, shells, butterflies, or stars.

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  • The invites can made in conjunction with a theme, such as motorcycling or butterflies, or even use other mediums, such as canvas or fabrics.

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  • Specialty chocolatiers may even offer truffles in the shape of tiered wedding cakes, or other specialized shapes such as butterflies or shells may be perfect for different wedding themes and destinations.

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  • Play up your cake with butterflies, sprigs of grass, or any other favorite springtime item.

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  • Butterfly gardens are planted with bright colored wildflowers to attract butterflies.

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  • Different butterflies are attracted to different plants, so most gardens include a wide array of colors suitable for any butterfly theme wedding.

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  • Other decorative themes include pets, sports teams and other interests like birds or butterflies.

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  • Flower blooms and budding roses with fluttering butterflies might just be the theme choice of your little girl.

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  • Form butterflies out of gum paste and put on top of each cupcake.

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  • Designs includes butterflies, flowers, stars, party themes and sweet messages.

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  • Nicole Kidman - Since childhood, this Oscar-winning actress has been afraid of tiny creatures that many find beautiful--butterflies.

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  • Popular girl styles include Pretty Pony, butterflies, ladybugs and rainbows.

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  • Their extensive line of raincoats, rain boots and umbrellas, feature adorable animal designs, including ladybugs, fish, butterflies and frogs.

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  • As for patterns used on the most popular jacket styles, polka dots are still big, with butterflies and ladybugs also being hot items.

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  • Gap: Affordable and trendy, you'll find leggings here in solid colors as well as with skinny stripes, fat stripes, polka dots, butterflies and kid-friendly patterns.

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  • He sits on a row of pink and yellow flowers, a few butterflies circling his head.

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  • Add a wreath of flowers and butterflies to your little girl's hair.

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  • Visitors to Costa Rica will find more than 800 bird species, 2,000 unique types of butterflies, 10,000 different plant species (including more than 1,000 species of orchid), 150 different amphibians, and 220 reptile species.

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  • Many are not considered pests and might be the larvae of important species of butterflies or moths.

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  • It is quite attractive to bees, birds and butterflies, and is a great addition to a butterfly garden.

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  • This tree produces orange blooms in grape-like clusters that attract birds, bees and butterflies.

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  • Butterflies serve both a useful and decorative purpose, and knowing how to make a butterfly garden will certainly enhance your outdoors experience.

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  • For the greatest chance of success, learn which types of plants attract butterflies.

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  • Butterflies feed on nectar from flowers through a long tubular mouth.

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  • Sunny areas: Butterflies are cold-blooded so they need the sun's warmth to remain active.

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  • Fragrant flowers: These attract butterflies since they smell through their large antennae.

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  • Groups of flowers: Since butterflies are near sighted, and slightly red color blind, flowers with large or showy heads work best.

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  • Egg laying locations: Butterflies lay eggs in plants that their caterpillar stage can feed on, so a butterfly garden planted near host plants or trees typically attracts more adult butterflies.

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  • The nectar attracts Great Swallowtail butterflies.

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  • Milkweed is a perennial plant that, while not especially pretty, does attract most all butterflies.

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  • Some of the butterflies attracted to the milkweed nectar are Monarchs, Mourning Cloak, Tiger Swallowtail, and Viceroy.

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  • Butterfly Bush gets its name because butterflies are highly attracted to its fragrant flowers.

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  • Grow them on the edge of your butterfly garden to encourage the adult butterflies to remain.

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  • Determine which butterflies you want to attract and purchase seeds or plants that produce the nectar that type of butterfly likes.

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  • In addition to nectar plants, purchase shrubs for egg laying so your garden will have a continuous supply of butterflies.

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  • It is important to plant the egg laying attractant shrubs close to your butterfly garden but in a place where the cocoons can remain safe until the butterflies hatch.

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  • As the plant grow, water as needed to produce flowers and ensure there is always a water source for the butterflies to drink.

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  • While these flowers are only lightly scented or even unscented, the bright colors are enough to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to your garden.

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  • While you may resent having your bees and butterflies used as an easy meal, it's hard not to admire the strategy.

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  • Antique modern brooches range in design from butterflies to dragons.

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  • Insect shapes: Options include bees, butterflies, spiders and dragonflies.

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  • Some the designs for child's lockets have an enameled finished on the front that can add a splash of color, such as colorful cloisonné images of blue butterflies flittering about red and yellow flowers.

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  • Some are simply clear while others are clear with embellishments such as rhinestones, butterflies or glitter.

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  • You can even buy different shaped arrows, like butterflies or flaming arrows.

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  • You will need butterflies to accomplish this task.

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  • Find designs such as birthday balloons, butterflies, Christmas trees, stars, lighthouses and fireworks.

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  • Farfalle- meaning "butterflies", this pasta is shaped like a bowtie.

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  • Simulating flowers, butterflies, flames, or any other element found in nature, Fuller inspired the Modern dance world by often adding unique lighting and costuming that was not otherwise seen in a traditional dance production.

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  • Butterflies - Symbolize transformation and are often used as a cure for those whom are looking for love and those who are looking to create a stronger relationship with their partner.

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  • Some accessories, like a beaded headband, might work best on soft, flowing hair, while crystal butterflies might be more appropriate when paired with a classic wedding updo.

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  • Consider adding glitter, butterflies or Swarvoski crystals to make your clip truly one of a kind.

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  • If a seven-year old wants to learn about butterflies, he will decide the best way to do so.

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  • If he has no interest in butterflies, he is free to choose any other subject to study, or to choose not to study at all.

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  • A person who likes butterflies may fold a one dollar bill into a butterfly and sit it on a bookshelf.

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  • Birds, bugs, butterflies and pinwheels are also excellent summer ornaments to fold.

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  • Here, you'll find directions for making Kirigami butterflies, spring flower cut-outs, and other folded paper projects.

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  • Visitors walk along a spiraling uphill path while brightly colored butterflies land at their feet and twittering birds circle the open space in the rainforest canopy.

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  • If you just stop and look, you see the most incredible colors in the leaves, flowers and butterflies.

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  • Colombia has one of the richest, if not the richest varieties of butterflies in the world, and that was inspiration for the other suit.

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  • Applique choices include butterflies, sea creatures, cats, ladybugs and flowers - all of which are geared for girls; or sharks, cars, trucks, dinosaurs and trains for boys.

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  • A Comparable Look: For a comparable look, try Butterflies and Bikinis.

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  • The suits are fully lined and feature bold designs like butterflies, beads or psychedelic flowers.

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  • These include a Jungle Design Studio, which has monkeys, hippos, butterflies, lions and explorers; and an Ocean Design Studio, with penguins, dolphins, fish, seals, turtles and seahorses.

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  • Exquisite Fancy Nancy - This large, poseable doll has realistic limbs and a pink jumper adorned with butterflies.

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  • Early Barbies were "social butterflies," and spent their time attending parties and playing tennis.

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  • Scenes include outer space, an undersea adventure, rock stars, and even a pony with butterflies and hearts.

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  • A forest full of trees on the center panel, and birds, butterflies or animals on the dome.

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  • Social butterflies may have a closet full of dresses to choose from, and in those cases it can be helpful to have a healthy mix of more expensive and less costly pieces.

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  • This brush is battery-powered and comes in a range of styles from Spider Man to Thomas & Friends and in designs with butterflies, dolphins and soccer balls.

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  • How about peacock feathers and butterflies?

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  • The tropics: Choose ornaments of flamingos, butterflies, colorful fish, exotic flowers, Hawaiian shirts, and other tropical items to hang on your tree.

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  • A woodland fairy is unique because it is adorned with flowers, butterflies, vines and leaves.

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  • Adorn the dress with butterflies, roses, or flowers in the same hue as the dress.

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  • Adorn your hair with flowers or butterflies.

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  • Whilst a tendency to be nervous may cause you hesitate, the following fun date ideas aim to soothe those butterflies.

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  • Figural designs including horseshoes, butterflies, animals, flowers, cherries, palm trees, sandals, and other hot shapes.

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  • Figural Rings: Diamonds can be set into realistic patterns such as flowers, butterflies, dolphins and other figures for a personal expression with a bit of sparkle.

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  • You'll find everything form raccoons to butterflies to dolphins, there's an animal image tote perfect for any animal lover.

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  • These designs are eye catching and charmingly childlike; everything from fire trucks to butterflies to wild life can be found here.

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  • Just as the name promises, the front of this pack features Dora and Boots chasing beautifully decorated and brilliantly colored butterflies.

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  • Prints of peace signs, butterflies, hearts, and flowers are common patterns.

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  • One set features brightly colored butterflies.

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  • They have the energy it takes to keep up and don't mind that Leos are social butterflies who never get tired of receiving compliments or admiring their own body even in the bedroom, so consider yourself warned!

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  • As the little elephant blows butterflies out of her trunk, children try to catch them with a net.

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  • Popular bedding themes for girls include Tea Party, Ladybug, Butterflies, Dolls, Flowers, Rainbows, Ballerina, and Cowgirls.

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  • For girls' themes, flowers and butterflies are used on bedding and other room decor.

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  • As the little elephant blows butterflies out of her trunk, children try to catch them with a net.

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  • If everything is organized and you've discussed things beforehand with your child to help him or her be mentally prepared, the butterflies might be a little less active.

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  • Any princess pictures, flowers, or butterflies are perfect for tying in this theme.

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  • Mole tunnels, butterflies, flowers, and pinecones are fascinating discoveries that a child wants to know more about.

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  • If he or she likes turtles, puppies, trucks, or butterflies, there are charts with these themes available.

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  • Moths, butterflies, worms and rolly pollies are all great bugs to search for, and are usually plentiful during the springtime.

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  • Britney Spears has several small tattoos in feminine themes, such as fairies and butterflies.

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  • Celtic knots and tribal shapes are other options.Depending on your taste, you could even incorporate butterflies in flight… a dragon curling around treasure… a ring of dolphins… or whatever your imagination conjures.

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  • Images range from skulls to butterflies, and styles include tribal, celtic, new school, fantasy, and more.

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  • From small, innocent butterflies to slithering snakes, female tat designs can take many forms.

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  • To understand why so many people choose Celtic butterflies for their personal tattoos, we first need to understand what butterflies meant to the ancient Celts themselves.

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  • Similar to their beliefs about other winged creatures, the Celts thought butterflies had souls.

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  • Butterflies can be worked into any tattoo style you favor, but Celtic butterfly tattoos are some of the most distinctive of all.

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  • Butterflies are usually favored by women, but men enjoy the design too, and usually work it in with other elements in the tattoo.

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  • The simplest Celtic butterflies are created with line drawings of knots that suggest the general shape of a butterfly.

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  • The most elaborate knot work butterflies are filled in with a kaleidoscope of colors, and often embellished with flowers, vines and other symbols from nature.

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  • Is it any wonder the Celts had such a passion for butterflies?

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  • The Celtic people view butterflies as living examples of rebirth and renewal.

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  • The Celts were fascinated by butterflies, and there is no butterfly tat that is closer to an Irishman's heart than one created by using a Celtic knot design.

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  • Butterflies can be depicted in many ways, in many different colors and several different styles.

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  • Some butterflies have developed a particularly interesting defensive mechanism.

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  • This tends to confuse predators and scare them away before they have a chance to attack and eat the butterflies.

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  • Rather, the tat features a sexy female eye, framed by a trail of vines and small butterflies.

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  • Yes, butterflies are considered symbolic of rebirth, and certain flowers have meanings, but generally speaking, these designs are fairly innocuous.

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  • There are a number of ways to combine flowers and butterflies into a cohesive tattoo design, so let's check some out.

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  • Of course, you can take a more traditional route with a design that simply combines flowers and butterflies as you'd find them together in nature.

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  • Any flower that provides nectar is bound to attract butterflies, so you can basically choose just about any type of flower to incorporate into your design.

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  • The vines, flowers and butterflies motif is especially well suited to this type of tattoo.

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  • Some of the more popular simple tattoo designs include tribal tattoos, the sun, yin and yang, some floral designs, butterflies and Chinese Symbols.

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  • Some of the prettiest feminine tattoo designs are lower back tattoos of butterflies.

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  • Butterflies have many beautiful legends and symbolic meanings attached to them.

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  • There are many mystical stories and poems about butterflies.

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  • Getting a butterfly tattoo on your lower back may be more meaningful if you relate personally to some of the stories found in songs and folklore relating to butterflies.

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  • Usually thought of as carefree and independent, butterflies often represent a lightness of being.

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  • These butterflies are probably best known for their love of travel.

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  • You may wish to research the web for more butterflies for tattoo inspiration.

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  • The table below will also give you some ideas for your lower back tattoo of butterflies.

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  • You probably won't encounter vampire tattoos as often as you find designs filled with roses, butterflies or stars.

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  • Consider a flower vine done in bright colors curling up your calf with ladybugs and butterflies resting along the length.

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  • You'll see designs with butterflies, cherries and more.

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  • If you're a fan of butterflies and you love music, this may be the cute tattoo for you.

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  • Choose from Chinese designs, fairy tattoos, butterflies, tattoos designed specifically for the lower back, and more.

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  • The tree can be adorned with several different images, such as hearts, stars, butterflies or anything else ones heart desires.

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  • Many people associate butterflies with the idea of absolution as well as bliss.

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  • Another couple affiliated with love, symbolism and butterflies is the beautiful maiden named Wengu and her lover.

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  • Legend believes the two lovers arrive every year in a province near Tibet named Butterfly Spring in the form of carefree butterflies sharing true love.

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  • It is believed that butterflies are actually spirits that bring the hope and promise of rebirth and new life.

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  • Approximately 28,000 species of butterflies have been recorded to date.

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  • Spend at least a week searching different butterflies for a personalized selection.

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  • They provide full-color images of real butterflies and moths that you might spot outside your window.

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  • They also supply a list of celebrities who are tattooed with butterflies.

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  • These butterflies are wispy, delicate and intensely female in nature.

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  • Butterflies are a versatile tattoo design.

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  • From different butterflies, to color combinations or incorporating the butterfly in other designs to make the tattoo more original.

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  • There are over 700 types of butterflies in North America alone, so the options are almost limitless.

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  • Getting a butterfly in the style of tribal artwork or adding butterflies to a tribal armband is a popular tattoo option.

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  • Butterflies are also beautiful creatures.

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  • Butterflies start out as small, larvae type bugs.

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  • Most cultures perceive butterflies as a symbol of beauty.

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  • Certain cultures have adopted butterflies as a symbol of feminine grace.

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  • A butterfly wrist tattoo is a common symbol in modern American culture, but butterflies date back through several cultures in history as well.

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  • In Mexico, it was once believed that the butterflies were protectors of warriors and patrons of women who had died in childbirth.

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  • Women often choose more feminine symbols, such as butterflies, dolphins, or the dragonfly, for their body art, giving the rise in popularity of dragonflies.

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  • In addition to their undeniable beauty, butterflies continue to fascinate the world by their intimate associations with nature and their child-like joy.

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  • Monarch butterflies travel over 4000 miles round trip from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico each year.

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  • For many souls, butterflies represent deep emotion, personal change or visions of a more perfect human race.

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  • These cultures associated butterflies with life's greatest gifts such as love, purity, beauty and peace.

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  • In some areas, people believe butterflies are the spirits of their dead and the caretakers of slain warriors and women who perished giving birth.

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  • Japanese clansmen from as far back as 1185 AD admired butterflies for their duality--humble caterpillar and aristocratic butterfly--and their symmetric appearance.

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  • Legend has it that the powerful Taira clan jumped to a watery grave in the sea after a humiliating defeat by the Minamoto clan, but their souls took flight in the form of butterflies and made their way heavenwards.

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  • It is easy to take this one step further and create the illusion that the wearer has donned a mask in the shape of wings, butterflies or an abstract design.

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  • Flowers, text, butterflies and other popular tattoo designs can all be translated into airbrush tattoos.

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  • Its feminine shape is often accompanied by flowers, butterflies, a young female, or even a banner that says "Virgo."

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  • Butterflies: Rather than opt for a single butterfly, a mural of winged dragonflies and butterflies makes for a striking yet dainty body canvas.

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  • While tribal tattoos and butterflies top the list of popular tattoos in this area, star tattoos on the lower back are growing in popularity as well.

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  • Butterflies: The butterfly is an old standby for ladies looking to get inked.

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  • A flower tattoo can also incorporate other similar designs, such as ladybugs and butterflies.

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  • Walmart's colored yoga mats with motifs come in pink with green butterflies, orange with yellow suns, or green with blue turtles.

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  • Kids love the frogs and butterflies, and the special, smaller size is perfect for a younger yogi's practice.

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  • Or make caterpillars, butterflies or all sorts of other insects using your thumb print.

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  • They offer patterns in just about any category from special occasions like Halloween to garden creatures like butterflies.

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  • Categories are varied, with designs like Christmas trees, hummingbirds, butterflies, fairies, and designs of the southwest.

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  • Fans, pagodas, birds, butterflies, geishas, and fish are subjects for her paintings.

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  • Phat Dyes has a collection of video tutorials to show you how to make butterflies, stars, guitars, music notes, and more.

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  • These straps are usually adorned with cute little accessories like rhinestones, butterflies, flowers or dragonflies.

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  • However, women can find flannel nightgowns in plain solid colors or with whimsical images like flowers or butterflies.

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  • Look for solid colors - It's tough to find men's long johns in traditional little boys' prints of cars and trucks or women's long johns in little girls' prints of butterflies and fairies.

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  • This sexy look even has tiny, delicate, pink, butterflies on each of the straps.

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  • The Angels always wear trademark wings, but they can vary from the feathery white wings to those for butterflies or devils.

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  • As the eye travels downward, sheer cut-outs appear like butterflies along the lower torso, and continue down at regular intervals to the hip.

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  • Working mainly in acrylic, her fantasy art subjects are fairies, butterflies, mermaids, and other creatures of myth and nature.

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  • Fantasy art butterflies take advantage of the fairy tale like existence of butterflies.

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  • Butterflies begin their existence as caterpillars.

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  • Fantasy art butterflies appear within the works of many popular fantasy artists including Nene Thomas.

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  • Historically, butterflies also appeared in hieroglyphics, representing the soul.

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  • This agrees with the ancient Greek word for butterflies, "psyche."

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  • Fantasy art butterflies in China often represent love or lovers as two butterflies twining together.

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  • The tale of these two lovers is so closely associated with butterflies that many people consider the Chinese folk art that features butterflies as a reference to these two lovers.

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  • The use of butterflies and butterfly fairies add to the enchanting magic of the story lines.

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  • Butterflies make another fantasy appearance in the Pixie Hollow series book Prilla and the Butterfly Lie.

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  • In the novel, Prilla must help herd the butterflies.

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  • Butterflies make an appearance in other novels, but they are the focus of this one.

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  • Fantasy art butterflies influence costumes as well as standard art.

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  • Children often want to dress up as angels, fairies and of course, butterflies.

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  • Butterflies feel like the kiss of a fairy when they land on your finger.

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  • These creatures are as small as butterflies or even moths, and often have magical abilities to enact either good or evil upon the humans they encounter.

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  • For example, the students in Mrs. Wieland's Class Podcast have shared their excitement in learning about the life of monarch butterflies, Martin Luther King, Jr., and their class play, among other topics.

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