Cattleheart

I think many butterflies have odd names. The red patches on the hind wings of the Cattleheart Butterfly remind some people of a cow’s heart. Maybe that’s the origin of the name.  
The Cattleheart lives in Central and South America. I don’t.  My special treat to myself is to visit the nearby butterfly festival each year to see butterflies from around the world.
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