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|Taken at Landscape Gardens, Osmania Uni.|
Thanks to Pankaj for pointing out that it is a plain tiger and not a striped tiger.
More info from Wikipedia:
The Plain Tiger is a medium sized butterfly with a wingspan of about 7–8 cm. The body is black with many white spots. The wings are tawny the upper side being brighter and richer than the underside. The apical half of the fore wing is black with a white band. The hind wing has 3 black spots around the center. The hind wing has a thin border of black enclosing a series of semicircular white spots.
Background color and extent of white on the forewings varies somewhat across the wide range; see Systematics and taxonomy below.
The male Plain Tiger is smaller than the female, but more brightly colored. In addition, male danaines have a number of secondary sexual characteristics.
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Impressive moment captured
Good shot. Nice macro....good contrast. Good efforts.
Thanks for sharing
- [2009-03-11 2:56]
Sowmya this is too close. I can see the marks on the butterflies eyes. Well done Ganesh
Impressive DOF. Good shot.