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18 Gorgeous Photos of Butterflies

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01 November 2017

Posted by Maya Witters

When you imagine an insect, you probably think of some creepy-crawly, hideous creature that makes irritating buzzing noises or always pops up much too close to your head when you least expect it. But not all insects were made equal – butterflies are also insects, and we associate these beauties with spring, sunshine, flowers and loveliness. Their metamorphosis from caterpillar to gorgeous butterfly is often used as an inspirational metaphor. Our photographers, too, seem to be fans of these little flying canvases, because we had a wealth of images to choose from for this selection. Enjoy some of our loveliest butterfly photos below.

A cream-coloured butterfly rests its wings as it floats along the river on a fallen leaf.

A cream-coloured butterfly rests its wings as it floats along the river on a fallen leaf. Read less

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A Gulf fritillary butterfly sips nectar from a bright pink flower.

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This butterfly only just emerged from its cocoon and is unfolding and drying its wings.

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From up close this small skipper butterfly looks a lot more insect-like.

From up close this small skipper butterfly looks a lot more insect-like. Read less

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A conspicuously patterned butterfly strikes down on a blooming flower.

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This perfect fairy-tale butterfly enjoys the first flowers of spring.

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A colony of Monarch butterflies spends spring in California, nestled on a pine tree.

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A geranium bronze butterfly has landed on a purple daisy.

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A well-camouflaged Brimstone butterfly gets ready to land on a sweet pea flower.

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This small skipper butterfly appears to be posing for the camera.

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The beautiful pale blue wings of this butterfly complement the lilac of the thistle flower perfectly.

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A Monarch butterfly rests on a Lantana, its wings matching the colour of the flower.

A Monarch butterfly rests on a Lantana, its wings matching the colour of the flower. Read less

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The Ypthima baldus or common five-ring butterfly is commonly found in Asia.

The Ypthima baldus or common five-ring butterfly is commonly found in Asia. Read less

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This beautiful black and white butterfly carefully sips from a yellow flower.

This beautiful black and white butterfly carefully sips from a yellow flower. Read less

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A white and yellow butterfly flits daintily from one flower to the next.

A white and yellow butterfly flits daintily from one flower to the next. Read less

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This is a male common blue butterfly; despite their name, the females are mostly brown.

This is a male common blue butterfly; despite their name, the females are mostly brown. Read less

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The aptly named glasswinged butterfly can be found in Central and South America.

The aptly named glasswinged butterfly can be found in Central and South America. Read less

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A lovely orange butterfly sits on a stalk as the morning dew shimmers in the background.

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