A Pineapple and Butterfly

by Maria Sibylla Merian This is a ripe Ananas (pineapple), which must be peeled to be eaten. This fruit tastes as though one had mixed grapes, apricots, red currants, apples, and pears and were able to taste all of them at once. Its smell is attractive and strong. The caterpillar, which sits on this pineapple,…

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