While filming at Tatama National Park in the rainforest of Colombia, wildlife photographers Thomas Marent and David Weiller (previously) shot vivid footage of a beautiful four-footed butterfly whose distinct markings formed the shape of the number 88. This number is considered to be one of good fortune in Chinese culture.
The number ’88’ has become a symbol of prosperity and luck. Anna’s Eighty-Eight butterfly (Diaethria anna) from the Rainforest of Colombia. …They are part of the brush-footed butterflies or four-footed butterflies, which name comes from the fact that they are known to stand on only four legs while the other two are curled up.
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