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A Bad Day for a Butterfly

Crab spider with its kill, a cabbage white butterly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a bad day for a butterfly. We stopped by the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, part of the UC Davis Arboretum, at noon today as triple-digit temperatures climbed to a scorching 103. We spotted a few cabbage white butterflies (Pieris rapae) nectaring...

Crab spider with its kill, a cabbage white butterly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crab spider with its kill, a cabbage white butterly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crab spider with its kill, a cabbage white butterly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This one got away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This one got away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This one got away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 9:24 PM
 
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