typhlonectes: “The Old World Swallowtail - Papilio machaon … is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae. Despite its common name Old World swallowtail, this species is not restricted to the Old World, as populations can occasionally be found in North.
"How does one become a butterfly? she asked You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~ Anonymous Caterpillar to butterfly, British Columbia, Canada; photo by Thomas Kitchin and Victoria Hurst lis