emperor swallowtail

close up of a butterfly with black and light yellow markngs on a green background

When it comes to butterflies, I don’t have favorites, but there are some that always put a smile on my face. One of those is the emperor swallowtail (Papilio ophidicephalus) from South Africa.┬áIt has amazing features, including size (it is considered South Africa’s largest butterfly), striking colors, intriguing pattern, and […]

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