Sure, they look peaceful and gentle… Read how at least one butterfly species may not fit that reputation:
You know Chris, you have almost, pretty darn close, convinced me to never pick up a camera again for fear of embarrassing myself in front of people who see your photos. They are incredible, especially the bug’s-eye-view-of-the-world photos, eye-level, the proper way to see such things. I’m still working on a story about barbed wire pants. Actually, I think they were bobbed-wire pants. Getting to be a long time ago now but I believe ours were made from the Hodge Spur Rowel type bobbed-wire. Nasty stuff. You had to be tough to wear it.