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Western Tiger Swallowtail - horns - Papilio eurymedon

Western Tiger Swallowtail - horns - Papilio eurymedon
Lake Country (Winfield), Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
September 21, 2006
I had to include this pic. even if the quality is not the greatest just because of those horns! When exuded (whenever gently tapped on the head), not only did the horns exude, but also a scent/odor that was overpowering in its sickly, sweet, spicy essence. Can't describe it better than that but those of you who have smelt it can perhaps help me out here.

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Moved

Uh...
I tried to resist, but I have to say this...

The Pokemon, Caterpie, must have been based off of this. I also hafta say, that is one cute 'lil 'pillar!

 
LOL
Your comment brought back memories of my children in their Pokemon days. Sad to say though, no butterfly ever emerged from that chrysalid :(

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