Nature Photography: A moment of life

a couple of golden pupae of paper kite butterflies
A couple of tree nymph butterfly pupae.
オオゴマダラのさなぎ。

A large number of Idea leuconoe known as tree nymph, paper kite, or rice paper butterflies are raised in greenhouses in Yubujima Island, Okinawa.

西表島から水牛車に乗って渡ることができる小さな島由布島。そこでは、ビニルハウスの中で日本国内で最大級のチョウ、オオゴマダラが飼育されており、黄金色に見えるさなぎも観察できる。

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