February 28, 2008

O!

Butterfly

13 comments:

ricpic said...

I read somewhere that the O shape on insects is a shape that startles and puts off predators just long enough to make escape possible.

blogging cockroach said...

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Simon said...

For some reason the markings on its wing make me think of HAL.

MadisonMan said...

You have a serious insect control problem in your rental. Call the super.

JohnAnnArbor said...

Eyespots, ricpic.

JohnAnnArbor said...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eyespot_%28mimicry%29

Blake said...

Some butterfliles can be deadly.

Revenant said...

What camera did you use to take these butterfly pictures? The one I have really can't handle close-ups of small things very well.

rhhardin said...

So there's opposites posted now in sequence : sects and insects.

Hoosier Daddy said...

For some reason the markings on its wing make me think of HAL.

That's rather scary Simon because I too had the same first impression.

Now I need to pull that out of the video libary and watch it again.

Pogo said...

oooOoo.


Is there not a "1" preceding all those zeroes? Maybe that busterfly was the 1 millionth busterfly of her kind!


HAL: I know I've made some very poor decisions recently, but I can give you my complete assurance that my work will be back to normal. I've still got the greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission. And I want to help you.
That's one scary busterfly.

Pogo said...

An Obamafly?

Pogo said...

To assure election time fairness, McCain needs representation. But what animal could represent McCain?

Porkypine?
Horseshoe crab?
Junkyard dog?