The Living Forest (79) : European Peacock
The colourful Peacock butterfly has not only quite spectacular eye-markings on the upperside of the wings to deter predators, but did you know that this butterfly is also able to make a hissing sound by rubbing its wings together (even audible to human ears).
Dutch name : Dagpauwoog
German name : Tagpfauenauge
Latin name : Aglais io