Kiersten Rowland

Adventures, Travel & Photography

"Parnassius Apollo" - To you and me a butterfly

11 June 2008

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Whilst going up Mulhacen the other day I saw this little fellow crawling by, so took a picture of him and when I got back I posted the picture on a web forum I use to help identify all things nature to Spain. Turns out its a rare butterfly and very much protected (glad I didnt tread on it) and is endemic to the Sierra Nevada. It is a Parnassius Apollo butterfly.

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