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Ringlet butterfly. High-speed photograph of a ringlet butterfly (Aphantopus hyperantus) in flight near rosehips. This butterfly inhabits woodland and hedgerows in Britain and Europe. It is thought that the eye spots on its wings serve to distract predators.
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