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Nov 13, 2015 09:03 AM ET // Carola Sole, AFP
Actions taken by the United States, Mexico and Canada to protect the migratory species are having a positive effect.
Sep 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
September through November marks the annual autumn journey of the winged beauties, as they make their way to winter homes in California and Mexico.
Aug 10, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
See the several butterfly species that are predicted to go extinct in our lifetimes.
Jul 29, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Michael Sainato, LiveScience
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve in New York holds within it a rare species: the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
Mar 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
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.
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