Sep 28th, 2014

A Leaf? or a Butterfly?

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Just one more reason that nature is amazing: here’s the Orange Dead Leaf butterfly (Kallima inachus). Perfect mimic for a dead leaf. Wish I could catch this one with his wings open — then you’d see bright orange and purple-blue. Don’t forget, Butterflies LIVE! closes in just a few short weeks, on Oct. 12th.

 

orange dead leaf butterfly Orange Dead Leaf (Kallima inachus)

Orange Dead Leaf (Kallima inachus) in the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden managing social media, the blog, and website. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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