Our annual end-of-summer contest is here, come on down to the Dave's Garden County Fair!

Butterfly Mourning Cloak (Nymphalidae Nymphalis Antiopa)

(Zone 8b)

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Coon Rapids, MN(Zone 4a)

Actually it is very typical - this species along with the other admirials are completely edible to birds and the raggy tears are misses by birds who get only a mouthful of scales instead of the body.

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