The swallowtail is Britain's largest and most exotic butterfly. Its name refers to the extensions on the hind-wings which look rather like a swallow's tail.

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Image: Swallowtail by Jill.Factotum

Information sourced from:

Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Wildlife in Norfolk, Swallowtail Butterfly [online], Available from: https://www.norfolkwildlifetrust.org.uk/wildlife-in-norfolk/species-explorer/terrestrial-invertebrates/swallowtail-butterfly [accessed 28/05/2015].

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