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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.

 

Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.