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A Butterfly Saved My Life
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Ge
- 552 days ago - bangaloremirror.com
As a UN photographer, John Isaac spent years covering wars and witnessing conflicts and sufferings. They took such toll on him that after the Rwanda genocide in 1994, he contemplated suicide. But then, a miracle happened. He saw a butterfly on a sunflow
The Blues Of An Endangered Butterfly
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Cher Away
- 837 days ago - globalanimal.org
Federal officials announced a new addition to the Endangered Species List on April 6. The Miami blue butterfly spends its life in just one given area, and has struggled to survive
New Species of Butterfly Found
Offbeat  (tags: Ireland, butterfly, discovered )

Tarequl
- 1099 days ago - daily-sun.com
A new species of butterfly has taken scientists by surprise after it was discovered fluttering in Northern Ireland.
Butterflies Close Wings to Say No
Offbeat  (tags: Butterfly, female, mates, lifetime )

Tarequl
- 1138 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
One kind of female butterfly mates only once in its life -- and then closes its wings to avoid "harassment" when pursued by persistent and unwanted males, a Japanese researcher said.
Wester Moss Reserve for Rare Large Heath Butterfly
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Tarequl
- 1212 days ago - daily-sun.com
A bog near Stirling has been declared the first UK reserve for the rare large heath butterfly. The reserve has been created at Wester Moss, Fallin, a lowland raised bog already designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Chequered Skipper Butterfly Boost
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Cher Away
- 1419 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Scotland's first butterfly reserve is reporting a significant increase in butterfly numbers this summer - and it could all be down to the interventions of Highland cattle
Penguins Chase Butterfly [Video]
Offbeat  (tags: humor, interesting, penguins, chase, butterfly )

BarbKnigh
- 1438 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Here's a cute little video of penguins chasing a butterflly! Look closely for the butterfly.....Enjoy!!
Plea for Public Help in Tracking Down Rare UK Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, butterfly, UK )

Cher Away
- 1457 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Conservationists in the Midlands are calling on the public to help expand the area's only colony of the brown hairstreak butterfly. The nationally rare butterfly favours ash trees, and the Worcesterhire Wildlife Trust would like to hear not only of
Large Blue Butterfly to Be Reintroduced Into the Cotswolds
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Cher Away
- 1488 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The globally endangered Large blue butterfly is to be reintroduced into the Cotswolds in July, with ecology experts believing the process of global warming will help it to survive. Hundreds of caterpillars will be released at two secret Cotswold
Good Year for Rare Marsh Fritillary Butterfly in Devon
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Cher Away
- 1500 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Numbers of marsh fritillary butterflies at Devon Wildlife Trust's north Devon nature reserves have had an impressive year in 2010 due to good weather conditions and successful winter management work
New Species of Large Blue Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, new species, discovery, butterfly )

Cher Away
- 1500 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A new species of butterfly has been found in southern China. It is the first Large Blue to be found living in mountain forests.
UK's Large Blue Butterfly Rewrites Record Books...Again
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, butterfly )

Cher Away
- 1508 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
One of the greatest British wildlife success stories of the past 30 years, the reintroduction of the Large Blue butterfly, had a record-breaking year during the 2009 flight season at the National Trust's Collard Hill site near Glastonbury in Somerset.
   

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