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Monday, November 26, 2007

Rare Swallowtail Butterfly in the Marica Lodge gardens

by Richard Raby on November 26, 2007

{img P.Ascanius-Thumb-725968.jpg} For the past couple of weeks now, I have been observing an early brood of the highly endangered and endemic (to the Rio de Janeiro state coast-line) Parides ascanius, also know as the beach swallowtail. The Lodge is situated on the banks of a fresh-water lagoon where ideal habit exists for this globally [...]