Piccolo the Elephant, Bertram Mills Circus, 1951, London. Please, NEVER go to circus that uses performing animals. As cool as these old photos are, the reality for these poor animals is a horror and we should know better in this day and age. Please spread the word!
In Aztec myth, Itzpapalotl ("Clawed Butterfly"/"Obsidian Butterfly") was a fearsome skeletal warrior goddess, who ruled over Tamoanchan, the paradise of victims of infant mortality place identified where humans were created. She is the mother of Mixcoatl is particularly associated with the moth Rothschildia orizaba from the family Saturniidae. She could appear in the form of a beautiful, seductive woman or terrible goddess with a skeletal head and butterfly wings supplied with stone blades.