Lounging on the beach.
European Peacock Butterfly, Tagpfauenauge, Inachis io, aka Aglais io.
Rusty red wings with, at each wingtip, distinctive, black, blue and yellow eye-spots.
While ambushing a guerilleros group (for training purposes ^^), during my military training. I am not allowed to give a precise locality but it was in the surroundings of Bitche.
Bergmolch, Ichthyosaura alpestris.
It was lying dead on the side of the road on GI-682. It had been run over by a vehicle. We stopped to look at it.