Zephyr blue butterfly mud-puddling

Zephyr blue butterfly mud-puddling

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Credit: BOB GIBBONS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Zephyr blue butterfly mud-puddling. Male zephyr blue (Plebejus pylaon) drinking water from the surface of mud. This behaviour, known as mud-puddling, is the way in which butterflies obtain nutrients and salts. Photographed in the Pontic Mountains, Turkey.

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