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Britain's Butterflies Bounce Back
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Cher
- 1879 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
2013 has been a fine year for the country's butterflies, as they enjoy a "spectacular recovery" from dismal years
Butterflies Filmed In Slow Motion! VIDEO!   video
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Cher
- 1984 days ago - youtube.com
A cool video of Butterflies Filmed In Slow Motion from Earth Unplugged that shows exactly what happens when butterflies fly.
Butterflies: Masters of Disguise | MNN - Mother Nature Network
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Tamara
- 1985 days ago - mnn.com
Butterflies and moths have no such defenses. The insects' best defense is looking like something no bird or lizard or other predator would be interested in eating. That's why so many butterflies and moths have evolved as masters of disguise.
In Praise of... Butterflies
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Simone
- 2745 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Increasingly, we realise we need the butterfly as much as we need a soul
Giant Moth Alert!
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Lynn
- 3064 days ago - mailonsunday.co.uk
Giant Atlas moths, boasting a 12 in wingspan, hatch in a UK butterfly sanctuary
New Care2 Butterfly Credits Gift - Raise a Farm Animal Humanely!!
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Hannah
- 3115 days ago - care2.com
Care2 has just added a new gift to their Butterfly Credits gifts page: Raise a Farm Animal Humanely! It costs 300 credits! "This gift will help educate a farmer in humane animal rearing ensuring that the producer meets standards and applies them to...."
Fritillary Butterflies Boost in Devon
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Cher
- 3117 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Devon Wildlife Trust has been awarded £257,469 to help boost numbers of fritillary butterflies on Dartmoor. The trust has been awarded the money (spread over three years) by Viridor Credits Environmental Company, through the Landfill Communities Fund.
Love Among the Butterflies
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Simone
- 3178 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Our economy may still be suffering, but Britain is leading the world in at least one unlikely field: butterfly research. Last month, the charity, Butterfly Conservation, played host to a vast international gathering of butterfly folk featuring
Wildlife Roundup: The Good News
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Simone
- 3216 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
In the wake of a pretty depressing meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species this month, here is some good news about wildlife conservation: They're baaaaack......After being presumed extinct for nearly thirty years, scientist
Butterfly Numbers in Decline
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Cher
- 3220 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Butterflies numbers are declining rapidly all over the world, with 10 percent of species under threat.
Fears Grow for Future of Britain's Rarest Butterflies
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Cher
- 3241 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Figures for butterfly sightings in 2009 have raised fears that five of Britain's rarest butterflies face a growing risk of extinction. Their numbers last year either continued to plummet or remained at near rock bottom levels.
Camouflage Helps Butterfly Survive
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Lady
- 3260 days ago - chron.com
With the Chinese Year of the Tiger beginning Sunday, let's look at a tiger of the insect world: the tiger swallowtail butterfly.It's a butterfly of amazing camouflage. Like the feline black and orange tiger whose cryptic coloration allows it to blend in.
Dorset Dairy Farmer Spots Endangered Butterflies on His Farm
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Cher
- 3342 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
A Dorset dairy farmer, Richard Foot, identified five endangered butterflies on his farm during summer whilst taking part in a competition run by Waitrose.
Painted Lady Butterfly Migration Mystery Solved
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Cher
- 3349 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Scientists with the charity Butterfly Conservation believe they have solved one of nature's long-standing mysteries - thanks to the help of the public.
Butterfly Enthusiasts Solve the Mystery of the Painted Ladies
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Cher
- 3353 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The mystery of where Painted Ladies butterflies go in the winter has been solved by the public.
 

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