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Taken 27-May-15
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Butterflies
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Keywords:Butterfly, Butterfly, Exhibit, Florida, Gainesville, History, Museum, Natural, Owl, Rainforest, of
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Dimensions3425 x 2740
Original file size63.1 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spacesRGB
Date taken27-May-15 13:46
Date modified30-May-15 12:39
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D Mark II
Focal length200 mm
Exposure1/250 at f/10
FlashFired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Owl Butterfly, Butterfly Rainforest Exhibit, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville

Owl Butterfly (Caligo memnon)
These are large, tropical butterflies found in secondary forests and rainforests from Mexico down to the Amazon in South America. Butterflies are typically diurnal (active in the daytime), but Owl Butterflies are crepuscular (most active at twilight), so during the day, you are most likely to see them resting. I observed this somewhat battered Owl Butterfly perched at the Butterfly Rainforest Exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville.

Owl Butterfly (Horizontal)
File - Ramy_9212_CF64-H
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