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Are Collectors Key to Saving Giant Butterfly?


Animals  (tags: habitat, endangered, animaladvocates, animals, butterflies, conservation, habitat loss, protection, environment, animalwelfare, conservation, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 799 days ago - spiegel.de
Papua New Guinea is home to the world's largest butterfly, but oil palm plantations are threatening the rare species' habitat. Conservationists and local residents alike would like to save the species by lifting a ban on trade in the butterfly and selling



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Carol H. (229)
Monday October 15, 2012, 5:54 pm
noted, thank you Cal
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 2:53 am
noted
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:14 am
Thanks.
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 9:58 am
Normally, we wouldn't consider letting this happen....but, forests are falling and collectors just might perform the save role as captive breeding programs among zoos.

SOMETHING MUST BE DONE.
 

LMj Sunshine (143)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 7:43 pm
Thank you for sharing!!
 
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