Giant Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly-4 Rivers Channahon IL USA. There are no words in English that can describe this beauty. It's a perfect palette of design, color, with life – who can deny a creator?
This was a rare sight here. Please be good stewards of the land, so our posterity will be able to see one of these.
The Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) is the largest of all North American butterflies although female Tiger Swallowtails approach the same size. Both male and female have dark brown wings with yellow markings, including a large horizontal yellow strip across the wings. The underside and body are mostly yellow.
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