2 pictures, 2 butterflies?? 
 
This is the peacock butterfly (peacock, with dull colors??!!). I first saw this one with the wings folded.. it looked dull but I thought I will take a shot and add it to the species list in my collection.. 
 
peacock-butterfly-1 * Peacock Butterfly. Inachis io Family Nymphalidae. Japanese name: Kujaku-cho. kujaku means peacock.The Peacock butterfly's wings are reddish-brown on top (previous picture) with distinctive false eye markings. The underside is dark brown to black.@ Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens * Peacock Butterfly. Inachis io Family Nymphalidae. Japanese name: Kujaku-cho. kujaku means butterfly.The Peacock butterfly's wings are reddish-brown on top (previous picture) with distinctive false eye markings. The underside is dark brown to black.@ Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens * 1024 x 766 * (201KB)
Then it opened its wings.. and lo! It’s the Peacock Butterfly. Inachis io Family Nymphalidae. Japanese name: Kujaku-cho. kujaku means peacock. The Peacock butterfly’s wings are reddish-brown on upperside with distinctive "false eye" markings, to distract birds and other predators. The underside is dark brown to black. Thus it has 2 defense mechanisms (the dull color is a good camouflage) whatever way it pose!
 
peacock-butterfly-3 * Peacock Butterfly. Inachis io Family Nymphalidae. Japanese name: Kujaku-cho. kujaku means peacock.The Peacock butterfly's wings are reddish-brown on top with distinctive false eye markings. The underside (next picture) is dark brown to black.@ Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens * Peacock Butterfly. Inachis io Family Nymphalidae. Japanese name: Kujaku-cho. kujaku means butterfly.The Peacock butterfly's wings are reddish-brown on top with distinctive false eye markings. The underside (next picture) is dark brown to black.@ Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens * 1024 x 766 * (228KB)
and whatz this!  itz the peacock butterfly on my shoulders. though itz blurred, i like this image cuz of the intimacy it showed,,
 
Peacock Butterfly on my shoulders. A blurred image, but I like it cuz of the intimacy it showed :)
@ Hokkaido University Botanical Gardens
 

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