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Lion Shows How Gentle He Is With The Tiniest Visitor
Animals  (tags: Lion, butterfly, befriended, Sweet Story, Cecil the Lion, )

- 1044 days ago -
With all the sad talk about lions and hunting this week, it's nice to see a lion relaxed and happy. Kobus Swart was on a camping trip in Botswana when he spotted a gorgeous male lion cleaning himself in the sunlight. A butterfly began to flutter
Monarch Butterfly Populations Tumbling
Animals  (tags: animals, butterfly, monarch butterfly, insects, research, environment, animalwelfare )

- 2629 days ago -
North America's beloved monarch butterfly may be sliding into a long-term decline. While monarch numbers have fluttered up and down over recent decades, one research group now says that there's enough data to spot a downward trend.
Monarch Butterfly Gets Mexico Conservation Center - Yahoo! News
Animals  (tags: mexico, winter, visitor, monarch, butterfly, conservation, center, boosting, dwindling numbers, deforestation, nesting grounds )

- 2768 days ago -
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's celebrated winter visitor, the Monarch butterfly, has a new conservation center aimed at boosting its dwindling numbers. The black and orange insect has been hit hard by deforestation around its winter nesting grounds in Michoacan
Protect the Monarch Butterfly ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, butterfly, wildlife, habitat )

- 2825 days ago -
The monarch population is typically measured by the number of acres of pine trees the butterflies fill in their Mexican wintering habitat. This year, scientists found the smallest area of monarchs overwintering in the 16 years they have been looking
Stand Aside, the Behe-Moths of the Insect World Have Arrived
Animals  (tags: behe moths, insect, butterfly )

- 2848 days ago -
With their stunning colours and 12in wingspan they're not the sort of insect you could ignore.And now not just one but nine of the world's largest months have hatched at a butterfly sanctuary in Gloucestershire.
Butterfly Proboscis to Sip Cells
Animals  (tags: Butterfly, Proboscis, Straw )

- 3126 days ago -
A butterfly's proboscis looks like a straw -- long, slender, and used for sipping -- but it works more like a paper towel, according to Konstantin Kornev of Clemson University.
Queen of Spain Fritillary Butterfly Breeding in Sussex
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, butterfly, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3147 days ago -
A rare migrant butterfly from Europe, the Queen of Spain Fritillary, has been breeding at a location on the Sussex coast. The butterfly has been increasing in numbers across northern Europe and its arrival in Britain is almost certainly a sign of climate
Rare Migrant Butterfly Establishes Breeding Colony in UK
Animals  (tags: migration, endangered, butterfly, breeding colony )

- 3155 days ago -
The Queen of Spain fritillary, a rare migrant butterfly from Europe, appears to be trying to establish a breeding colony on England's south coast as climate change pushes the species north.
Silver Studded Blue Butterfly Found on Devon Reserve for First Time in 20 Years
Animals  (tags: butterfly, rare, discovered, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3237 days ago -
Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) has found rare silver studded blue butterflies on its Bystock nature reserve, near Exmouth, for the first time in 20 years.
Programme to Bring Back Endangered Butterfly Launched
Animals  (tags: butterfly, preservation, conservation, programme, ecxtinction, populations, habitat )

- 3258 days ago -
The butterfly has seen the biggest drop of all UK butterflies in recent years, with numbers down 80 per cent since the 1980s to just 35 surviving colonies. A £430,000 project aims to bring back the butterfly by preserving habitat in its last stronghold
Major New Project Launch to Save Rare Small Blue Butterfly
Animals  (tags: animals, butterfly, protection, small blue, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3286 days ago -
A major project is underway to help save one of Britain's rarest butterflies. Britain's smallest butterfly, the Small Blue is in drastic decline due to the loss of its chalk and limestone grassland habitat. Warwickshire (and the West Midlands now only
Large Blue Butterfly Flutters Back From Extinction, Thanks to a Tiny Ant
Animals  (tags: animals, butterfly, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3287 days ago -
One of the most beautiful butterflies in the world has been successfully reintroduced to Britain 30 years after it became extinct, thanks to a tiny red ant.
New Grant to Boost High Brown Fritillary Butterfly Numbers in Cumbria
Animals  (tags: butterfly, recovery, insect, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3385 days ago -
Britain's most threatened butterfly is being offered a helping hand to recovery in the Morecambe Bay and South Cumbria area, thanks to a grant boost from the Forestry Commission's English Woodland Grant Scheme. The Morecambe Bay Limestone area and the
Wildflower Auto Tag Sales Pay for Butterfly Gardens and Science Projects
Animals  (tags: butterfly, wildflower, interesting, GoodNews, society, research, scientists, discovery, environment, green, conservation )

- 3450 days ago -
Bright red spikes of salvia flowers swayed in the winter breeze next to blue-flowering porterweed. Yellowtops, with flattish clusters of flowers, were forming a little colony, while the black-eyed
New Species Found in Vietnam's Green Corridor
Animals  (tags: animals, vietnam, green corridor, new species, orchid, snake, butterfly, discovery, wwf )

- 3916 days ago -
A raft of new species of animals and plants has been found by scientists in a remote area of Vietnam. They include two butterflies, a snake, five orchids and three other types of plant.

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