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“butterfly”

Jan 9, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
A museum volunteer got an amazing surprise when he came upon the rare creature, just emerged from its chrysalis.
Dec 31, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The North American population of monarch butterflies has decreased by 90 percent over the past two decades. Federal regulators are now considering giving the butterflies legal protection. Continue reading →
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
A species of butterfly uses its decorative flair for protection and also varies its color and intensity by season as predator types change.
Sep 24, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A mysterious butterfly-shaped cloud spotted over St. Louis last week was built from actual butterflies.
Sep 2, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Discovery News
Contest yields a stunning array of pictures of nature in action.
Jun 25, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Discovery News
Butterflies come in an almost unimaginable number of colors -- whether taking flight or resting on a leaf, the showy insects deserve a showcase.
Jun 24, 2014 02:45 PM ET // AFP
Long known for using a type of solar compass in the brain, the insects can also migrate when skies are overcast, suggesting a magnetic compass.
May 1, 2014 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Tears are sort of like sports drinks, in that they contain various vitamins and minerals in a liquid solution. Continue reading →
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