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A bold butterfly in East L.A.

Photo by Aurelio Jose Barrera

East Los Angeles  — Thanks to Aurelio Jose Barrera for brightening up our day — and the blog — with this photo a large black and yellow butterfly

It appears to be a giant swallowtail, Papilio cresphontesa. These are giants in the butterfly world — with an average wingspan of more than 5 inches.

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