This past Wednesday, Hubby yelled in the door,
"Bring your Camera!" when I hear those words, I
He points up in the top of the tree... 10 feet above my head.
At first it looked like two butterflies, just doing their thing.
But then I realized there was a 3rd butterfly behind, enlarge above photo and you can see the 3rd one
while I squealed and screamed there are THREE of them, Number four arrived.... I sent these pics to my friend who is a published butterfly expert and asked this question?
Holly, these butterflies look like they are killing or eating the big one, are butterflies cannibals?
the answer is NO, this is common for other male butterflies to come and try to lure the female away from the one she chose.. who KNEW?