Butterflies!

My wife and I this weekend went to the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado.  Our first time there and we enjoyed the amazing amount of butterflies and the garden they are housed in, made for an enjoyable hour of photography and exploration.

Below are the best of the photos I took.

butterfly 1

butterfly 2

butterfly 3

Same one below just a different angle as i was trying to get the color changing effect in the wings.

butterfly 3a butterfly 4

butterfly 5

butterfly 6

Back lit from the sun… this guys was I think taking a nap and was enjoying the warm rays.

butterfly 7

butterfly 8

butterfly 9

butterfly 10

butterfly 13

butterfly11

butterfly12

These Owl eye butterflies were everywhere! Spooky since they are looking at ya!

turtle

And one rare turtle butterfly… camouflaged to look like a scary big snapping turtle…

Thanks for looking!

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