Out Of My Way Butterfly!
This was bound to happen with so many insects on the same flower. The bee simply climbed over the butterfly and kept going. The butterfly never budged.
Antelope Horns Milkweed (Asclepias asperula)
Male Gray Hairstreak Hodges#4336 (Strymon melinus)
Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
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