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Caught - 34/52 | by Phil Roeder
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Caught - 34/52

An ecology professor from Iowa State University holds a monarch butterfly, one of several varieties of butterflies that inhabit the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. We went there to listen to the taping of a public radio talk show on prairie restoration efforts, and afterwards the expert guests took the audience on a walk to talk more about the plants, insects and wildlife that live on the prairie.

 

Oddly enough, this is the third "photo of the week" in a row I've done that involves a hand.

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Taken on August 21, 2011