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5 Common Butterflies in Canada

Canada is a country best known for its expansive wilderness and animals such as the grizzly bear, the polar bear, beaver, porcupine, the moose and the shaggy bison just to mention a few. However, Canada is also home to a wide range of insect species including butterflies.

Butterflies fall under the classification of Lepidoptera. Their defining features include 4 four wings covered with flat scales which give them their … Read More

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Intellectuals Seek Government Support In Saving The Monarch Butterflies

Strength In Numbers

A group of 200 academics is showing just how much they care about preserving the Monarch butterfly. This distinguished group which includes scientists, artists, and activists from all over the globe. They are petitioning all three North American governments to make an additional effort to save the butterflies.

Reliable figures stand together in this alliance, co-authoring an open letter sent to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, … Read More

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Butterflies – They Are What They Eat

Butterflies

Butterflies are famous for indulging on nectar-bearing plants. Some of the favorites are milkweed, asters, black-eyed Susans and for long time butterfly spotters believes in all. There’s another butterfly. However, that likes to shake up the Lepidoptera world. It has shown to feed on the different menu of substances.

The Northern Oak Hairstreak

Oak Hairstreak ButterfliesThe Northern Oak Hairstreak Butterflies of Ontario are a rare sight. Nature enthusiasts have been … Read More

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