This is not a Photoshop. Or a 3D rendering. It's a photo of a Glasswinged butterly, "a member of the subfamily Danainae, tribe Ithomiini, subtribe Godyridina." It sounds like a fantastic beast, but it's real. See the other images.


They live in Central America, where they are called "espejitos" (little mirrors) and they feed on nectar, love and good intentions. [Ark in Space and Wikipedia}

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