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Camera Drones Are A New Way To See Butterflies

Technology has played a vital role in human lives – it makes our lives easier and better to live in. Researchers, inventors, experts, scientists, and hobbyists have relied on technology to advance their studies. With its rapid evolvement, new technology can now help them to gather more data and achieve more accurate results.  UAV or drones are now equipped with lightweight cameras to record butterflies on the move!  Previously, butterflies were filmed with cameras on a track, or hand-held, now videos can be shot using a camera drone.

For documentation, camera drones or the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has … Read More

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5 Common Butterflies in Canada

Canada is a country best known for its expensive 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 four(4) wings covered with flat scales which give them their color and even their patterns. The wings also play a huge role when it comes to the process of identifying butterflies. According to lepidopterists (butterfly watchers), butterflies are identified using features … Read More

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