Caption: High-speed footage of a silver-washed fritillary butterfly (Argynnis paphia) taking off from a mint flower (Mentha sp.). The silver-washed fritillary is a common butterfly in the temperate Northern Hemisphere. Filmed at 2000 frames per second (slowed down 80 times when played at 25fps).

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Silver-washed fritillary butterfly

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Duration: 00:00:22.05

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 600.4M


Capture format: HDCAM SR

Codec: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)

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