Spicebush Swallowtail

The Spicebush Swallowtail is one of my favorite butterflies.

I can’t decide it it’s their wing shape or color pattern that I appreciate more. 

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Size of a Friend

Friends come in all shapes and sizes.

Look closely at my little friend atop my back.

I provide my friend a buffet of tasty insects.

He does me the favor of removing irritating skin parasites.

I need more friends like that. 

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Blue Morpho

Despite its stunning blue appearance, the Blue Morpho is not colored blue.

The overlapping scales on its upper wings have tiny ridges that reflect blue light giving a brilliant blue effect. 

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Teddy and Me

Do you have a teddy bear or did you have one as a child?

I bet you didn’t have to make the teddy yourself.

Our friend, Radi, crafted himself a teddy out of sticks.

He carried it everywhere he went.

It didn’t look like the typical teddy; however, it appeared to have a similar therapeutic value. 

gorilla-radi-teddy

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