Sorry, I should have updated the contest yesterday. Both Maureen and Theresa identified the flowers – here is their next question.
Professor Melvin Murdoch has recently returned
from South America where he acquired a number of
fine butterfly specimens. The nine butterflies pictured
are of the following varieties: The Double-Spotted
(nos 1, 4 and 9), the Greater-Striped (nos 2, 6 and 7)
and the Many-Speckled (nos 3, 5 and 8). Can you
match the position of each butterfly with its country
of origin and the name of the fellow enthusiast it
was purchased from?
1. Professor Murdoch acquired two specimens of
the same variety of butterfly from fellow enthusiasts
in Bolivia and Brazil.
2. The butterfly from Peru is pictured either
immediately above or immediately below the one
purchased from Mr Peiro.
3. One of the Greater-Striped butterflies is from
Chile and is pictured to the right of and immediately
next to the butterfly obtained from Mrs Fernandez.
4. The Double-Spotted butterfly bought from Mr
De Falla is pictured immediately next to a
Many-Speckled butterfly (acquired in Ecuador).
5. The Many-Speckled butterfly from Paraguay is
pictured immediately next to the butterfly from Bolivia.
The specimen purchased from Mrs Gilberto is
pictured at position No 6.
6. The butterfly from Argentina is pictured immediately
above the one purchased from Mr Bonares (which is
immediately to the left of the one bought from Mr
Gomez) and all three butterflies are of different varieties.
7. The butterfly purchased from Mr Valduz and the
butterfly from Venezuela are of different varieties
and one is pictured immediately below the other.
8. The butterfly from Uruguay is on the same
vertical line but not immediately above or below the
one from Mr Mendez (which is on the same horizontal
line but not immediately next to the butterfly
purchased from Mr Garcia (which isn’t one of the
Answers by midnight Friday to firstname.lastname@example.org with Butterflies as subject.
I am waiting for John’s new iPhone to arrive. As he did not keep the old one backed up, I shall have to try to restore his contents from his iPad – they are stored in the iCloud. He is hopeless with things like that – oh, for a husband who can do this sort of thing!
My Erika Knight samples did not arrive – maybe tomorrow!