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“Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, fenwick 5-12 092 it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” — Henry David Thoreau





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Black Swallowtail on lilac. One of North America’s favorite butterflies, these beauties sometimes live as long as 35 to 40 days, but average only 10 to 12 days. Photos by Mary O’Connor © 2016

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