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Monarch Butterfly at High Lonesome

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Male Monarch Butterfly

“It was a beautiful morning at High Lonesome on June 28 with nature as it should be. Attached is a photo of a male Monarch butterfly that was feeding among the wild flowers and here in plenty of time for Canada Day.”

~ Howard Robinson

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Male monarch butterfly feeding at High Lonesome

Male Monarch butterfly feeding on Viper’s Bugloss at High Lonesome