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Apr 15, 2016 01:17 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists think they have modeled the internal brain mechanisms that let the winged wonders migrate thousands of miles year after year.
Mar 18, 2016 06:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Boatloads of butterflies have just been tallied at a national park in Bolivia.
Mar 9, 2016 09:35 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The common bluebottle has no fewer than 15 classes of cells known as photoreceptors.
Feb 29, 2016 09:20 AM ET // Carola Sole, AFP
The success marks a recovery for the threatened species that migrates across North America.
Feb 4, 2016 01:52 PM ET // Michael Casey,
An insect that went extinct more than 120 million years ago featured many of the traits associated with modern butterflies, including eye spots.
Dec 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
2015 was a year of both breathtaking highs and devastating lows for the animal kingdom.
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.
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