Monarch Butterflies by Elmira Amirova. Before metamorphosis the larva survive by eating the milkweed plant. This adaptation that monarch butterflies evolved protects them during their imago stage from predators such as birds.
Carpenter Bee by Jean Marie (Mouveroux Xylocopa violacea) readily identified by its color. Carpenters bees are about 25 mm, glossy black all over, with sparse black hairs. Taken at Le Perreux sur Marne, Ile-de-France, France.