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“butterflies”

Jan 9, 2015 03:45 AM ET
News that the monarch butterfly has nearly vanished from the planet means it may be be deemed an endangered species. What does that mean? Trace and Julia read the fine print in the Endangered Species Act.
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.
Oct 26, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Discovery News
These animals know how to brighten the land, sea, or wherever they happen to live.
Oct 7, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Researchers have figured out how to use artificial photonic materials to mimic the butterfly's attractive light show.
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.
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