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Gulf Frit Making a Comeback

Gulf Fritillary butterfly on passion flower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Yes, it's back.The Gulf Frit is definitely back.Back in September of 2009, butterfly expert Art Shapiro, professor of evolution and ecology at the University of California, Davis, excitedly announced the re-appearance of the Gulf Fritillary...

Gulf Fritillary butterfly on passion flower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gulf Fritillary butterfly on passion flower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Fritillary butterfly on passion flower. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Frits breeding on passion flower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Gulf Frits breeding on passion flower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Gulf Frits breeding on passion flower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hungry caterpillar munching passion flower leaves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hungry caterpillar munching passion flower leaves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hungry caterpillar munching passion flower leaves. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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A "squadron" of caterpillars on a passion flower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A "squadron" of caterpillars on a passion flower vine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 9:47 PM

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