Spots Before Your Eyes!

Challenge #101 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this challenge, let us see examples of spots or dots in nature, perhaps on flowers, plants, tree bark, insects or spiders, wild (undomesticated) animals or birds, the first drops of rain on dry ground, etc. By 'spot' I mean a mark on a surface differing sharply in colour or texture from its surroundings. Macro and close-ups welcome. Where possible, the subject should be outside in the natural environment. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Queen butterfly
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Submitted: Saturday, 31st May, 2014 15:18 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 29th November, 2013
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 200
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