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Z is for Zigzag Fritillary

 The fritillary is drinking nectar from an aster flower.

This is a picture of a fritillary but it is not a Zigzag. Sorry, I just couldn't find a photo of a Zigzag. Fritillaries are beautiful brown, orange, and black butterflies. The fritillary in the photo is drinking nectar from an aster flower.

 

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Bear Cubs

Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.