At the end of the day, butterflies and day-active moths search a place to sleep. These two species (Polyommatus icarus (right) and Zygaena filipendula (left)) will share the same dried flower - end of summer is coming - to spend the night. Remarkable is the difference in sleeping style: one with the head up, the other one with the head down. Also remarkable: they are both looking in the same direction.... In Belgium, Flemish people and Walloons are still quarreling to form a government (they always seem to quarrel anyway), but I wonder - what is wrong, being different, in sharing the same flower, even if we do have some different habits? As long as we point our heads in the same direction everything will be possible ... Nature provides us always some nice examples ...
Image: Rochefort (BE) - 25/08/2010
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